An operant conditioning punishment procedure in which, after bad behaviour, the person is temporarily removed from a setting where reinforcers can be obtained and placed in a less desirable setting, for example, in a boring room.
Technique used to briefly isolate a disruptive child in order to interrupt and avoid reinforcement of negative behavior.
a technique used to interrupt the tension-building phase leading to an argument
Type of mild punishment (negative punishment) in which the trainer ceases to provide stimuli or responses (i.e. removes him/herself and all other opportunity for reinforcement from the training situation) for a period of time with the intent of causing a decrease in the frequency or occurrence of an undesired response.
A teaching treatment wherein previous reinforcement is withdrawn, with the intended result being a decrease in the frequency of a particular behavior; a form of extinction