ERIC Number: EJ562684
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Evaluating the Reinforcing Effects of Choice in Comparison to Reinforcement Rate.
Thompson, Rachel H.; Fisher, Wayne W.; Contrucci, Stephanie A.
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v19 n2 p181-87 Mar-Apr 1998
A study found a four-year-old boy with pervasive developmental disorder preferred a choice condition (in which he chose the reinforcement) over a no-choice condition, when these conditions produced equal rates of reinforcement, and even when lower rates of reinforcement were associated with the choice condition. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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