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Frequency of Reinforcement as a Determinant of Timeout Effectiveness
(Drake University, 1976-12)
The problem: Reinforcement is by definition, an integral part of the punishment procedure termed timeout from positive reinforcement. The influence that different reinforcement requencies have on the effectiveness of a one ...
Cue-response Separation and Element Proximity in the Feature Discrimination Paradigm
(Drake University, 1975-12)
The problem. To investigate the function of the proximity of elements in a feature discrimination paradigm on the feature-positive effect, remote responding and stimulus identification. Procedure. Sixty preschoolers ...
The Efects of Dose and Time of Administration of Pentylenetetrazol on a Visual Discrimination Task
(Drake University, 1973-08)
The problem: The purpose of this study was to determine if a given range of pentylenetetrazol doses differentially affected retention of a visual discrimination task in the rat as a function of time of administration after ...
Patterning of Behavior in a Concurrent Variable-Interval Schedule as a Function of the Changeover Delay
(Drake University, 1980-11)
The problem. The present study was conducted to determine the temporal placement of licking in a concurrent schedule of reinforcement and to see how various changeover delays affect the temporal placement of licking. Procedure. ...
Discussion Behaviors and Quiz Performance as a Function of Points for Discussion
(Drake University, 1976-10)
The Problem: Social and point-token reinforcement were implemented to increase student question-asking and discussion behaviors. Procedure: Three groups of university college students in small discussion classes were the ...
Effects of Contingent and Non-Continguent Tutor-Received Reinforcement on Peer Tutoring
(Drake University, 1973-05)
The Problem: To determine the effect of peer tutoring by ninth grade math students; under the conditions of no reinforcement, tutor-received reinforcement that is contingent upon tutee homework improvement, and tutor ...