Reinforcement Schedules Examples

By Isaac and Elodie

Fixed Ratio:

-Every time Sarah makes her bed she earns $2.

Reinforcer: $2

Fixed Interval:

Talking to a friend on the phone at 4 for an hour everyday.

Reinforcer: Talking to a friend.

Variable Interval:

A dog runs away and you have to catch him.

Reinforcer: getting the dog back.

Variable Ratio:

Getting called to the office.

Reinforcer: Getting called.

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