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ERIC Number: EJ163870
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Direct and Vicarious Effects of Social Praise on Mentally Retarded Preschool Children's Attentive Behavior
Strain, Phillip S.; Pierce, James E.
Psychology in the Schools, 14, 3, 348-352, Jul 77
This study examined effects of social praise on attentive behavior of reinforced and nonreinforced children. Two pairs of mentally retarded preschool boys served as subjects. Results revealed that intervention procedure increased the attentive behavior of the target subjects and nonreinforced subjects also increased their attentive behavior during both reinforcement conditions. (Author)
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