February 20, 2017

Homework Help: science

Posted by Dana on Friday, May 18, 2007 at 6:52pm.

What is Spread of Effect

Spread of Effect is a behavioural science term for the apparent change of errors noted just before or after a reinforced behaviour. Some think it is caused by the anticipation of positive response. For myself, I have only see it in training dogs to play frisbee. When they anticipate, or have just gotten a reinforcing reward, they get excited and start trying something slightly different.

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