Further analysis of the matching law to describe two- and three-point shot allocation by professional basketball players.

@article{Romanowich2007FurtherAO,
  title={Further analysis of the matching law to describe two- and three-point shot allocation by professional basketball players.},
  author={Paul Romanowich and Jason Bourret and Timothy R. Vollmer},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={311-5}
}
The matching law was used to analyze whether the proportion of shots taken from two- or three-point range would match the proportional reinforcement rates produced by those shots when the reinforcement rate of three-point shooting was changed. Rule changes in 1994 and 1997 altered the distance of the three-point line in the National Basketball Association, which created a quasiexperimental reversal design, thereby naturally changing three-point reinforcement rates. The present data partially… CONTINUE READING
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