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ERIC Number: EJ873004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Brief Report: Signals Enhance the Suppressive Effects of Noncontingent Reinforcement
Ringdahl, Joel E.; Call, Nathan A.; Christensen, Tory; Boelter, Eric W.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v40 n3 p378-382 Mar 2010
The effects of noncontingent reinforcement (NCR) schedules on responding were assessed across two parameters: presence of signal and schedule density. Results indicated that signaled NCR schedules were correlated with greater overall reductions in responding and quicker reductions relative to NCR schedules without a signal. The clinical significance of these findings is discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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