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ERIC Number: EJ182984
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Publication Date: 1978
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Effects of Social Incentives on Task Performance in the Elderly
Levendusky, Philip G.
Journal of Gerontology, 33, 4, 562-6, Jul 78
The performance of 60 elderly volunteers on two cancellation tasks was examined under one of three experimental conditions: social praise, social reproof, or no comment. The clear implications from these data are that social incentives may well facilitate behavioral change in the aged. (Author)
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