Functional Behavior w4A

g., child, spouse, sibling, co-worker, etc.).Consider antecedents to that behavior and consequences (outcomes) of engaging in that behavior.Assignment (1 page)Describe the behavior you selected.Identify antecedents to the behavior and outcomes of engaging in that behavior.Write a reflection about the antecedents and consequences of that behavior.  Be sure to support your Assignment with specific references to behavior-analytic theory and research. Search the internet for peer-reviewed articles to support your Assignment. Use proper APA format and citations, including those in the Learning Resources. Additional reading:In order to determine the most effective method for modifying behavior, it is important to first understand why the individual is performing that behavior. A behavior may serve different purposes. For instance, one child may throw a tantrum to gain attention from those nearby, while another child might throw a tantrum to be sent away and avoid interacting with those same people. Accurately determining the motivation behind a behavior (i.e., its function) is critical when developing effective interventions. Part of determining the motivation behind a behavior requires the analysis of both what precedes the behavior and what follows. Identifying these antecedents and outcomes is a critical step in accurately assessing the functions of a behavior and determining effective interventions.For this Assignment, you will delve further into functional assessment by identifying antecedents and outcomes of a particular behavior in your life or the life of someone you know well (e.g., child, spouse, sibling, co-worker, etc.).