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-====== Behavioural Modification ====== 
-===== Primer ===== 
-**Behavioural Modification** is a therapeutic and treatment approach designed to change a undesirable negative behaviour. By using a system of positive or negative consequences,​ an individual learns the correct set of responses for any given stimulus. 
  
-===== Operant Conditioning ===== 
-===== Reinforcement ===== 
-Reinforcement wants to cause an increase in a behaviour 
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-^ Positive Reinforcement ​                      ^ Negative Reinforcement ​                                      ^ 
-| Child does dishes ​                           | Child does dishes to avoid nagging by mother ​                | 
-| You encourage the child (positive stimulus) ​ | Mother'​s nagging goes away (takes away a negative stimulus) ​ | 
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-===== Punishment ===== 
-Reinforcement wants to cause a decrease in a behaviour 
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-^ Positive Punishment ​                         ^ Negative Punishment ​                                        ^ 
-| Child bullies another child                  | Child bullies another child                                 | 
-| You reprimand the child (negative stimulus) ​ | You take away a child'​s toy (reinforcing stimulus removed) ​ | 
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