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Edelstein, Matthew L.; Lenfestey, Sydney Pippin – Education and Treatment of Children, 2023
The current study outlines the successful behavioral assessment and treatment of compulsive behaviors in a high-functioning adolescent with autism. After a functional assessment suggested that compulsive behavior was maintained by both social--negative and social--positive reinforcement, we demonstrated effects of functional communication…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Social Reinforcement
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Gözde Nur Doguer; Diler Öner – Journal of Educational Technology and Online Learning, 2023
This instrumental case study aimed to understand the development of a sense of community in a fully online course that was offered during the COVID-19 pandemic era. The study further aimed to examine how the particular course elements supported community-building processes. The data were collected through a survey of the sense of community index…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, COVID-19, Pandemics, Online Courses
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Louise C. Keegan; Kelly Reilley; Molly Stover; Leanne Togher – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2024
Background: There is a growing body of literature that indicates positive outcomes of group treatment approaches to intervention for communication difficulties in chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI). The published research to date examines face-to-face group intervention. Aim: This study draws on one of these approaches, 'Improving Natural Social…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Rehabilitation, Group Counseling
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Heqiu Song; Emilia I. Barakova; Jaap Ham; Panos Markopoulos – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2024
Research on the educational applications of social robots has shown how they can motivate children and help improve academic learning outcomes. Here, we examine how robots can support skill learning and, more specifically, musical instrument practice. Drawing from social facilitation theory and evaluation apprehension theory we expected that the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Music Techniques, Musical Instruments
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Davis, Tonya; Weston, Regan; Hodges, Abby; Gerow, Stephanie – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2022
Effective training programs for individuals with disabilities often involve the use of positive reinforcement. Social interactions have many benefits over other forms of reinforcement, but more research is needed to determine how to identify social interactions that serve as reinforcers. In the first experiment, we evaluated the use of two…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Positive Reinforcement, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship
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Winstone, Lizzy; Mars, Becky; Haworth, Claire M. A.; Kidger, Judi – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2023
Evidence on how different types of social media use contribute to digital stress in early adolescence is lacking. In-depth interviews were conducted with 24 13-14-year-olds. Interviews were transcribed verbatim, coded and thematically analysed. Themes were generated based on digital stressors specific to passive social media use (time-wasting and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Anxiety, Early Adolescents, Time Management
Yoon, Sangeun – ProQuest LLC, 2019
I conducted a descriptive study consisting of 30 preschool participants with and without disabilities to examine the relation between the 3 bidirectional operants. The bidirectional operants were speaker-as-own-listener cusps, which included bidirectional verbal operants between people, bidirectional self-talk conversational units, and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Verbal Operant Conditioning, Naming, Verbal Stimuli
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Lee, Jonggeun; Marcketti, Sara B. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2017
Retail therapy is suggested as a way for consumers to achieve happiness from the negative emotional state of modern life (Kang & Johnson, 2010). The practice of retail therapy has been referred to as "compensatory consumption" because it occurs "when an individual feels a need, lack, or desire which they cannot satisfy with a…
Descriptors: Therapy, Consumer Science, Consumer Economics, Psychological Patterns
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St. Peter, Claire C.; Marsteller, Tonya M. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2017
Interventions based on functional analyses may result in better treatment outcomes than those using arbitrary reinforcers. However, functional analyses may be impractical in some situations, or an immediate intervention may be necessary while a functional analysis is being conducted. In these situations, delivering the social reinforcers most…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Problems, Positive Behavior Supports, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Boyle, Sarah C.; Smith, Daniel J.; Earle, Andrew M.; LaBrie, Joseph W. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: Examine 1) whether observed social reinforcements (i.e., "likes") received by peers' alcohol-related social media posts are related to first-year college students' perceptions of peer approval for risky drinking behaviors; and 2) whether associations are moderated by students' alcohol use status. Participants: First-year…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Mass Media Use, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role
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Adibsereshki, Narges; Abkenar, Somaye Jalil; Ashoori, Mohammad; Mirzamani, Mahmood – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2015
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two kinds of reinforcements, tangible reinforcements and social reinforcements, on the academic achievement of eighth-grade female students with intellectual disabilities in the science subject. The study was an experimental method by pretest, with a control group. The participants of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Middle School Students, Intellectual Disability, Females
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Dozier, Claudia L.; Iwata, Brian A.; Thomason-Sassi, Jessica; Worsdell, April S.; Wilson, David M. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2012
Some individuals with intellectual disabilities do not respond to praise as a reinforcer, which may limit their ability to learn. We evaluated 2 procedures (stimulus pairing and response-stimulus pairing), both of which involved pairing previously neutral praise statements with preferred edible items, to determine their usefulness in establishing…
Descriptors: Conditioning, Mental Retardation, Positive Reinforcement, Comparative Analysis
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Heald, M.; Allen, D.; Villa, D.; Oliver, C. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
This proof of principle study was designed to evaluate whether excessively high rates of social approach behaviors in children with Angelman syndrome (AS) can be modified using a multiple schedule design. Four children with AS were exposed to a multiple schedule arrangement, in which social reinforcement and extinction, cued using a novel…
Descriptors: Intervention, Social Reinforcement, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Genetic Disorders
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Feuerbacher, Erica; Wynne, Clive D. L. – Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 2012
Despite the intimate relationship dogs share with humans in Western society, we know relatively little about the variables that produce and maintain dog social behavior towards humans. One possibility is that human social interaction is itself a reinforcer for dog behavior. As an initial assessment of the variables that might maintain dog social…
Descriptors: Animals, Animal Behavior, Interaction, Reinforcement
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Kattari, Shanna K. – Innovative Higher Education, 2015
In most societies, some social identity groups hold a disproportionate amount of social, cultural, and economic power, while other groups hold little. In contemporary U.S. society, examples of this power are evident around issues of ability/disability, with able-bodied individuals wielding social dominance and people with disabilities experiencing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Theories, Learning Theories, Power Structure
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