Reduction of dangerously aggressive behavior in a severely retarded resident through a combination of positive reinforcement procedures.

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A severely retarded resident was released from a timeout chair only occasionally for brief periods of time. Under the timeout contingency alone, the subject made a choke response within minutes of being released. Attention, such as hugs, smiles, and candy was then increased, first by providing it non-contingently and continuously as long as there were no… (More)

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@article{Vukelich1971ReductionOD, title={Reduction of dangerously aggressive behavior in a severely retarded resident through a combination of positive reinforcement procedures.}, author={Robert Vukelich and D F Hake}, journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis}, year={1971}, volume={4 3}, pages={215-25} }