Consequences impact future frequencies of behavior. As noted by Aubrey Daniels, he suggests that consequences have relative power. In other words, he states that immediate consequences are more powerful than future consequences. Please classify the following regarding as how they should function as a reinforcer and discuss if you think if consequences can be altered to be more effective:
- Pay every two weeks.
- Employee evaluation conducted by a principal or clinical director.
- Holiday parties.
- Verbal praise statements for completing data collection.