If I reward myself when I finish my homework by binge watching my favorite show, would I call this an example of negative reinforcement?
To answer this question, it is important to understand the difference between positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement. These are both examples of operant conditioning, which has to do with manipulating the consequences of actions to help reinforce behavior.
In positive reinforcement, something is added to produce the behavior that is desired. An example of positive reinforcement would be the manager of a company offering bonuses to employees for completing important projects on time. Another example would be parents who offer their...
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