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ERIC Number: EJ798630
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
An Evaluation of the Types of Attention that Maintain Problem Behavior
Kodak, Tiffany; Northup, John; Kelley, Michael E.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v40 n1 p167-171 Spr 2007
Although previous research indicates that certain types of attention (i.e., statements related to behavior, tickles) may be differentially reinforcing, only one or two forms of attention are typically provided contingent on problem behavior during the attention condition in experimental functional analyses. In the present investigation, various forms of attention were provided contingent on problem behavior to identify the influence of each form of attention. Results indicated that the attention forms affected problem behavior differently; these outcomes are discussed in terms of their implications for assessment and treatment. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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