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ERIC Number: EJ931945
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Evaluating the Separate and Combined Effects of Positive and Negative Reinforcement on Task Compliance
Bouxsein, Kelly J.; Roane, Henry S.; Harper, Tara
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v44 n1 p175-179 Spr 2011
Positive and negative reinforcement are effective for treating escape-maintained destructive behavior. The current study evaluated the separate and combined effects of these contingencies to increase task compliance. Results showed that a combination of positive and negative reinforcement was most effective for increasing compliance. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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