Essays Tagged: "Reinforcement"

Can media inspire violent crimes

rimes?One problem that many corporations ignore is the possibility that aggressive type people seek reinforcement for their own destructive acts, either against themselves or other people. Television ... thout responsibility, then it must be acceptable behavior. Similarly, aggressive adults are seeking reinforcement for their own anti-social behavior from seeing attractive television characters behave ...

(2 pages) 229 0 4.8 Feb/1991

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"Gender in Society" the difference between genger and sex. brief overview and personal perspective

ine, strong, and macho, while females are attributed to be feminine, fragile, and nurturing. Family reinforcement and traditional society expectations create gender roles; they are not innate features ... aum, 2001).The home "gender factory" reproduces society's traditional gender roles through parental reinforcement (Appelbaum and Chambliss, 223). From birth to death, males and females are constructed ...

(2 pages) 590 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Classical and Operant Conditioning.

ngThere are many differences between classical and operant conditioning. One is the extent to which reinforcement depends on the behavior of the learner. In classical conditioning the response is a na ...

(3 pages) 375 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This document clearly summarizes the subject of Management.

ory by C. ALDERFER10Process theories of motivation10Equity theory10Expectancy theory of motivation11Reinforcement theory11Structural modification: job design11GROUP BEHAVIOUR11Role theory, roles and i ... n the expectancy of individuals to perform task (E-P) and receive the desired reward, outcome (E-O).Reinforcement theoryThe theory is based upon the notion that the likelihood of a particular behaviou ...

(27 pages) 1489 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Importance are media to the formation of youth as a social category.

distinction of youth as a significant social category is without a consideration a contribution and reinforcement of popular media. In the 1950's, patterns of consumption and production molded accordi ...

(8 pages) 204 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Carl Rodgers and B.F. Skinner: Behaviorism Comparison between two descriptions of behavior

animals such as rats and pigeons. As the experimenter, he was able to study the use of stimuli and reinforcement of behavior.Skinner pointed out that aggression, like any other form of behavior, is a ... often these unobservable issues that cause behaviors, such as aggression. When looking at positive reinforcement, Skinner often refused to consider the mental causes of aggression. For example, if a ...

(3 pages) 178 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Theories of Motivation.

ar experience. Motivation is talked about as being made up of three types of theories. They are the reinforcement, content, and process theories.Reinforcement theories emphasize the linkage between in ... takes on many forms, in theory. To look at one organization, you may observe the three theories of reinforcement, content and process, occurring all at once with a smile, a praise "good job" and a ra ...

(7 pages) 772 0 4.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Can media inspire violent crimes?

One problem that many corporations ignore is the possibility that aggressive type people seek reinforcement for their own destructive acts, either against themselves or other people. Television ... thout responsibility, then it must be acceptable behavior. Similarly, aggressive adults are seeking reinforcement for their own anti-social behavior from seeing attractive television characters behave ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Beatles - For no-one analysis

vy, 'she no longer needs you'.This pattern is repeated in the next four lines , but with the subtle reinforcement of the soft drumming. The drum compliments and is secondary to the piano which still s ...

(1 pages) 213 7 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


ago, the company introduced new incentive system for both store managers and sales employees.Part 2REINFORCEMENT THEORYReinforcement theory concentrates on the environment and its consequences on an ... , Kleiner, Brian H 1993)Reinforces include positive, negative, extinction or punishment.1. POSITIVE REINFORCEMENTPositive reinforcement involves providing a pleasant, rewarding consequence to encourag ...

(7 pages) 324 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Classical Conditioning Essay two: Discuss the processes involved in Operant and Classical conditioning.

equences of behaviour by assessing Thorndike's Law of Effect and the exploration of the concepts of Reinforcement, Generalisation, Discrimination, and Shaping and Chaining. The second theory of Classi ... he Law of Effect, which is the probability of a response increasing if it is repeatedly followed by reinforcement, for example: If you assess the initial probabilities after reinforcement there is mor ...

(7 pages) 289 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Destiny Controlled by Thought

ell society that nobody has a preset destiny or fate; it is totally in one's control through mental reinforcement. Consequently, if one thinks well about himself then it may be his fate to live a long ...

(1 pages) 28 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Summary: This is a 5-page paper that analyzes an article by Daniel B Wallace on the subject of the New Testament. It has one source.

d in the New Testament.According to Wallace, certain books in the New Testament that have served as reinforcement to purpose of Christ's work on earth demonstrate the writing patterns of one particula ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


INGASSIGNMENT 1ContentsTask 1 3Learning 3Forgetting 3Motivation 4Attention 5Feedback 5Overlearning 6Reinforcement 6Stimulus-Response Bonds 7Teacher/Learner Relationship 7Concepts 8'Discovery' Learning ... ill able to remember them if required. This type of learning usually involves a skill, e.g. driving.ReinforcementDictionary Definition:re·in·force·ment (r n-fôrs m nt, -f rs ...

(11 pages) 150 0 3.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Wireless Internet at McDonalds - pricing, promotion and publicity.

The goal of promotion is to affect behavior, which can take the form of informing, persuading, and reinforcement (Griffith, 2004). Promotion builds customer awareness and communicates information to ...

(8 pages) 199 0 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Analysis of the Austrlian Legal system for Domestic Violence

tive mechanism or for that matter there has been a lack of appropriate services (mechanism) and the reinforcement of law may not necessarily be fulfilling their duty. However the legal system effectiv ... eek help in the future.This lack of appropriate service not only derives from services outsider law reinforcements, but also within the police force. The Domestic Violence (Family Protection) Act 1989 ...

(5 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Reframing organizations

lopment is a system-wide application of behavioral science knowledge to the planned development and reinforcement of organizational strategies, structures, and processes for improving an organization' ...

(11 pages) 354 1 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"What I tell you three times is true." (Lewis Carroll)

t is the key to reflexive use (use without conscious thought). Your mind "learns" by repetition and reinforcement. Repetition and its effects on what we believe to be true, play a major role in the wa ... fluencing variables in what we believe to be true. What we must remember is that repetition is just reinforcement. We should not mistakenly believe it to be the truth. Many problems can occur from thi ...

(6 pages) 77 0 3.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Title: Literary Analysis of the short story "Girl" by Jamica Kincaid.

eme of girl reinforces this opinion. The third person point of view places an important part in the reinforcement of the idea that a woman's place is in the home. "Wash the white clothes on Monday and ...

(3 pages) 24265 0 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Social Learning Theory of Bandura.

erates. Bandura subscribed to several of the essential concepts of the Operant Conditioning Theory: reinforcement, punishment, and motivation. (Ewen, 1980) Each of these concepts can be used to explai ... ies.Based on Social Learning Theory, criminal behaviour is maintained through a complex schedule of reinforcement and punishment throughout the life of the individual. The reinforcement for criminal b ...

(6 pages) 482 0 4.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology