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ERIC Number: ED142033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
The Effects of Number of Stimuli on Rate of Discrimination Learning in Autistic Children.
Freeman, B. J.; And Others
Examined were the effects of number of stimuli and of two different stimulus modalities on the discrimination learning of 17 autistic children (mean age 57 months). Discrimination training was carried out in three groups with varied light and sound stimuli. Among findings was that mental age was negatively correlated with trials to criterion and positively correlated with response rate. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. School of Medicine.
Note: Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association meeting (Seattle, Washington, April, 1977)