Natural Negative Reinforcement

This movie accompanies a blog post here. It includes many behaviors by the human, and a couple from the dog, that are naturally negatively reinforced. A partial list follows the movie.

 

Negatively Reinforced Behaviors

  1. 0:42 Eileen wipes hands on pants.
  2. 0:44 Eileen performs a cluster of behaviors: adjusting her pillow and seat and pulling her chair forward.
  3. 0:52 Eileen moves the lamp closer.
  4. 1:01 Eileen pulls the bottom of her shirt down.
  5. 1:05 Eileen adjusts her glasses.
  6. 1:05 – 1:35 Clara licks and bites her own leg.
  7. 1:08 Eileen coughs.
  8. 1:10 Eileen clears her throat.
  9. 1:18 Eileen scribbles large circles with her pen.
  10. 1:33 Eileen scratches her head.
  11. 1:52 Eileen wipes hands on pants.
  12. 1:56 Eileen pets Clara and talks to her.
  13. 2:04 Clara shakes her head.
  14. 2:05 Eileen cues Clara to target her hand.
  15. 2:07 Eileen moves her shirt away from her pocket.
  16. 2:10 Eileen clears her throat.
  17. 2:17 Eileen cues Clara to target her hand.
  18. 2:34 Eileen pulls shirt down.
  19. 2:35 Eileen adjusts how she is sitting.
  20. 2:38 Eileen clears throat.

Extra Credit

For numbers 12, 14, and 17, what is the aversive stimulus?

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