Behavior Management Quiz 1

behavior
Any movement of an organism, no matter how small, that results in a measurable change in at least some aspect of the environment
antecedent
Stimuli that occur prior to behaviors
consequence
Events or changes in the environment following a target behavior
positive reinforcement
the contingent provision of a stimulus following a target behavior, resulting in an increase of the frequency, duration, or intensity of the target behavior
positive punishment
a consequence that decreases the probability of a subsequent occurrence of a behavior. Can occur through by the the administration of aversive stimuli
negative punishment
a consequence that decreases the probability of a subsequent occurrence of a behavior.removal of a positive reinforcer or the
negative reinforcement
the contingent removal of a stimulus (usually adversive) following a target behavior, resulting in an increase of the frequency, duration, or intensity of the target behavior
applied behavior analysis
the direct application of behavior change principles in non-laboratory everyday situations and settings
functional assessment
assessment procedures to verify the functions that a problem behavior serves and identify alternative behaviors that could serve the same function
satiation
occurs when a stimulus that had reinforced some behavior no longer seems to do so