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ERIC Number: EJ869228
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0738-6729
Stimuli, Reinforcers, and the Persistence of Behavior
Nevin, John A.
Behavior Analyst, v32 n2 p285-291 Fall 2009
This article reviews evidence from basic and translational research with pigeons and humans suggesting that the persistence of operant behavior depends on the contingency between stimuli and reinforcers, and considers some implications for clinical interventions. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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