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ERIC Number: EJ267183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Ritalin vs. Response Cost in the Control of Hyperactive Children: A Within-Subject Comparison.
Rapport, Mark D.; And Others
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v15 n2 p205-16 Sum 1982
A comparison of the effects of methylphenidate (Ritalin) and response cost in reducing the offtask behavior of two boys (7 and 8 years old) with attentional deficit disorders and hyperactivity revealed that response cost (with free time as the reinforcer) was superior to Ritalin in increasing ontask behavior and improving academic performance. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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