Targeted Behavior

Some articles on behavior, targeted behavior:

Punishment (psychology) - Importance of Contingency and Contiguity
... A behavior may be dependent on a stimulus or dependent on a response ... The purpose of punishment is to reduce a behavior, and the degree to which punishment is effective in reducing a targeted behavior is dependent on the relationship between the behavior and a punishment ... is contingent upon the appearance of the behavior (lever pressing) ...

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