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ERIC Number: EJ931965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Using Noncontingent Reinforcement to Increase Compliance with Wearing Prescription Prostheses
Richling, Sarah M.; Rapp, John T.; Carroll, Regina A.; Smith, Jeanette N.; Nystedt, Aaron; Siewert, Brook
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v44 n2 p375-379 Sum 2011
We evaluated the effects of noncontingent reinforcement (NCR) on compliance with wearing foot orthotics and a hearing aid with 2 individuals. Results showed that NCR increased the participants' compliance with wearing prescription prostheses to 100% after just a few 5-min sessions, and the behavior change was maintained during lengthier sessions. The results are discussed in terms of the potential value-altering effects of NCR. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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