# Ratios Of Reinforcement

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1. Which schedule of reinforcement produces a high, steady rate of responding, but with a post-reinforcement pause?
Fixed Rate
2. Fixed rate reinforcement produces
a high, steady rate of responding, but with a post-reinforcement pause.
3. Variable schedules of reinforcement produce
4. Which schedule of reinforcement produces an increasing rate as the end of the interval approaches and a post-reinforcement pause?
Fixed Interval
5. Fixed Interval schedules of reinforcement
produce an increasing rate as the end of the interval approaches and a post-reinforcement pause.
6. Variable Interval schedules of reinforcement produce
a constant, stable rate.
7. Which schedule of reinforcement produces a constant, stable rate?
Variable Interval
8. A planned probability that a behavior will be reinforced is a...
schedule of reinforcement
9. Reinforcement provided with the first response after a constant length of time is
a fixed interval schedule of reinforcement.
10. Reinforcement after an average of a certain number of responses is a
Fixed Ration schedule of reinforcement.
11. Reinforcement after a set number of responses is a
Fixed Ratio schedule of reinforcement.
12. Variables that influence the efficacy of reinforcement include...
• TIMING
• CONSISTENCY
• QUALITY
• QUANTITY/DURATION
• VARIETY
• ESTABLISHING OPERATION
13. Timing, consistency, quality, quantity/duration, variety, and establishing operation are all...
variables that influence the efficacy of reinforcement.
14. Reinforcement is provided with the first response after a period of time, where the duration of time varies around a specific average
is a Variable Interval schedule of reinforcement.
15. Simple schedules of reinforcement include:
• Variable Ratio
• Fixed Ratio
• Variable Interval
• Fixed Interval
16. Post reinforcement pauses occur with which schedules of reinforcement?
• Fixed Interval (FI)
• Fixed Ratio (FR)
17. The nine side effects of reward are:
• Elicited or emotional effects
• Aggression/ritualistic behavior
• Suppression of the positive target behavior
• Approach to the reinforcing agent
• Operant effects
• Generalization and discrimination
• Response induction
• Transient effects
• Imitation

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