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Which of the following is an example of the use of extinction in shaping behavior?
A) A teacher does not respond to any student who speaks before being called upon.
B) A workplace institutes a zero-tolerance policy for drug and alcohol use.
C) A manager docks the pay of all workers who arrive late.
D) A cat owner sprays his cat with water every time it tries to sit on the couch.
E) A soccer coach rewards his players with praise and small rewards if they prevent the
other team from scoring.


See example to extinction

By ignoring, or better not responding at all to the behavior it will become extincted.
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Flashcard info:
Author: Elisa
Main topic: Business Economics
Topic: Behavior, Managment and Organisation
School / Univ.: Hanze Hogeschool
City: Groningen
Published: 14.02.2010




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