Definitions for "Behavior Modification"
The use of reward systems to attempt to change behaviors.
The techniques used to change behavior by applying principles of reinforcement learning.
The use of basic learning techniques, such as conditioning, biofeedback, reinforcement, or aversion therapy, to alter human behavior. See also: Treatment
If you use a "moisture alarm", a small alarm you can wear when you got to bed; The alarm will ring when you start to wet the bed and wake you so you can go to the bathroom. By using this alarm you may be able to wake up on your own and after awhile even sleep through the night and stay dry. Training yourself to wake up when you start to pee is one example of BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.
The difference in training and behavior modification is teaching your dog to sit versus teaching your dog not to destroy your furniture when you're away from the house.
The process of working to directly alter a patient's behavior patterns in order to minimize self-defeating trends and heighten productivity and self-satisfaction.
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See behavior therapy.
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See Applied behavior analysis.