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What is a superstitious behavior? (ABA Terms) (BCBA Exam Prep)

A superstitious behavior is developed when a behavior is inadvertently reinforced by a behavior that precedes it. In Skinner’s example, pigeons were provided with non-contingent reinforcement in the form of bird seed every fifteen seconds and they developed idiosyncratic behaviors because they the bird seed inadvertently reinforced whatever behavior the pigeon was engaging in prior to getting the food.  Most…

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Why does my ABA therapist ask me for food?

In tonight’s video, i will answer the question every parent eventually asks their ABA therapist. Why does my therapist ask for food! Enjoy and email your questions to Jessica@Jessicaleichtweisz.com Credits: Photo: Morguefile Sound effect: Incomputek Intro: Graeme Kan Video Production: Nathan Bedford Disclaimer: This video is intended for information purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any…

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