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A bit more about the ‘Payoffs’ worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with A bit more about the ‘Payoffs’ worksheet. It will help you to examine deeply the consequences of your behavior in different situations.

What is A bit more about the ‘Payoffs’ worksheet? 

The payoff is a term that is commonly used to denote the positive and reinforcing consequences of a person's behavior in a particular situation. Payoffs increase the chances of occurrence of the same behavior in the future,  it is kind of an incentive, which has rewarding effects. This worksheet will help you in knowing your behavior payoffs in detail. It is a technique that is based on the behavioral principle of reinforcement.

How A bit more about the ‘Payoffs’ worksheet will help?

A bit more about Payoffs Worksheet will help you examine the environmental triggers, your behavior, and reinforcing consequences of your behavior. It will help you to know the payoffs deeply e.g you will come to know about physical payoffs, psychological payoffs, and social payoffs of your behavior.

What are the instructions for A bit more about the ‘Payoffs’ worksheet?

A bit more about the Payoffs worksheet will explore the causes and effects of behavior you showed in a triggering situation and its reinforcing consequences. Payoffs can be of different types, e.g mental escape, and physical relation.

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On this page, we provided you with, A bit more about the ‘Payoffs’ worksheet which hopefully helped you to examine deeply the consequences of your behavior in different situations.              

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.