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A basic and applied investigation into the effect of the rate of reinforcer delivery

Baylis, Barbara A.

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There is some evidence from basic research with animals that increasing the rate of delivering a reinforcer serves to increase response rates. There have been very few applied studies which have investigated rate of delivering a reinforcer independent of other variables, especially with non-discrete or durational target behaviours. Reinforcement remains a central feature of training or intervention programmes with severely developmentally delayed clients. Yet the parameters of a reinforcer and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-18
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10196

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