Reinforcement Scedules

Created by: Sage and Naomi

Fixed-Ratio Schedule:

At the I.T.S. Coffee House a customer can get a punch card that allows them to buy 9 coffees and their tenth coffee will be free!

The reinforcement is the free coffee for the customer!

Variable-Ratio Schedule:

Fundraisers for school funds, they don't know how many people will actually participate in the fundraiser.

The reinforcement is the bought item from the fundraiser.

Fixed-Interval Schedule:

Every night at 9:00 Jenny watches her favorite show on TV!

The reinforcement is the TV show.

Variable-Interval Schedule:

Sarah applied for college in the fall of 2014, she should receive her acceptance letter in the following winter or spring.

The reinforcement is getting accepted into college.

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