Reinforcement Schedules

Fixed Ratio: Factory workers are paid 100$ each for every 5 tires that are made.

Reinforcement: $100

Variable Ratio: In a slot machine, the player has no idea on what spin that he'll win $500 dollars.

Reinforcement: $500

Fixed Interval: Everyday at about 6:00, a child eats dinner. Soon enough after 6:00, a child keeps on getting hungry.

Reinforcement: Dinner

Variable Interval: Everyday at 12:30, a worker gets his 1 hour lunch break.

Reinforcement: Lunch

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