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ERIC Number: EJ308384
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Improving Profoundly Mentally Retarded Adults' Performance on a Position Discrimination.
Bell, James; Richmond, Glenn
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v89 n2 p180-86 Sep 1984
Three experiments involving institutionalized mentally retarded persons revealed that the antecedent stimulus manipulation (i.e., hiding the candy or the kitty) was critical to establishing correct performance, while manipulation of the consequent stimuli afffected performance slightly. Findings had implications for reinforcement conditions. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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