Good behavior game: effects of individual contingencies for group consequences on disruptive behavior in a classroom.

@article{Barrish1969GoodBG,
  title={Good behavior game: effects of individual contingencies for group consequences on disruptive behavior in a classroom.},
  author={H H Barrish and Murray Saunders and Marianne McGarry Wolf},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={1969},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={119-24}
}
Out-of-seat and talking-out behaviors were studied in a regular fourth-grade class that included several "problem children". After baseline rates of the inappropriate behaviors were obtained, the class was divided into two teams "to play a game". Each out-of-seat and talking-out response by an individual child resulted in a mark being placed on the chalkboard, which meant a possible loss of privileges by all members of the student's team. In this manner a contingency was arranged for the… CONTINUE READING
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