Assessment of a response bias for aggression over functionally equivalent appropriate behavior.

Abstract

We evaluated the effects of a dense (fixed-ratio 1) schedule of reinforcement for an 11-year-old boy's mands for toys while aggression produced the same toys on various schedules chosen on the basis of a progressive-ratio probe. Based on the probe session data, we accurately predicted that aggression would be more probable than mands when the schedules were… (More)

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@article{Deleon2000AssessmentOA, title={Assessment of a response bias for aggression over functionally equivalent appropriate behavior.}, author={Israel Deleon and Wayne W. Fisher and Kirk Herman and K C Crosland}, journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis}, year={2000}, volume={33 1}, pages={73-7} }