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ERIC Number: EJ140775
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Positive Reinforcement Used to Control Head-Turning in a Retarded Adult
Hester, Bob F.; And Others
Southern Journal of Educational Research, 10, 1, 13-21, W 76
An institutionalized, retarded, adult male's response to verbal commands was increased through the use of positive control of a discriminative stimulus. Operant conditioning was noted as a possible means of enabling retarded individuals to acquire behaviors fundamental to a self-help repetoire. (Editor)
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