Long-term effects of self-monitoring on reactivity and on accuracy.

@article{Nelson1982LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects of self-monitoring on reactivity and on accuracy.},
  author={Rosemery O. Nelson and R A Boykin and Steven C. Hayes},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={1982},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          357-63
        }
}
Abstract This experiment investigated accuracy and reactivity as a function of time spent in self-monitoring. Students (n = 16) self-recorded the frequency of face-touching during an evening class. The experimental design had three within-subject conditions (baseline, self-monitoring and return-to-baseline) and two between-subject conditions (the duration of the self-monitoring phase, either 2 weeks (4hr) or 9 weeks (11 hr)). Reactivity was determined through observational data collected by… Expand

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