Essay Question: Write with the assumption that I am unfamiliar with psychology. Develop your response thoughtfully, using as much support as possible.
Your roommate frustrates you with her behavior. She leaves her dirty dishes all over the house. Develop a plan for modifying the behavior of your roommate. How could you most effectively use reinforcement and punishment to change her behavior? Your strategies should be practical and ethical. Include all four consequences to behavior in your response. As part of your conclusion, evaluate reinforcement and punishment as tools for changing behavior.