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ERIC Number: EJ666179
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Reinforcer Rate Effects and Behavioral Momentum in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.
Dube, William V.; McIlvane, William J.; Mazzitelli, Kim; McNamara, Bethany
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v108 n2 p134-43 Mar 2003
A study used a computer game to examine behavioral momentum in 10 individuals (ages 7-20) with developmental disabilities. Different rates of reinforcement were programmed in two alternating components signaled by distinctive cues. Resistance to disruption by an alternate source of reinforcement was greater in the component with the higher reinforcer rate. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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