S+ versus S- fading in teaching visual discriminations to severely mentally handicapped children.

@article{Strand1989SVS,
  title={S+ versus S- fading in teaching visual discriminations to severely mentally handicapped children.},
  author={Sharon Strand},
  journal={Journal of mental deficiency research},
  year={1989},
  volume={33 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={283-99}
}
  • Sharon Strand
  • Published 1989 in Journal of mental deficiency research
Twenty-seven severely mentally handicapped children in three matched groups were trained on both a complex and a simple visual discrimination task with: (1) prompt fading on S+; (2) prompt fading on S-; or (3) no prompting (trial-and-error training). On the complex discrimination task, differences between groups were obscured by a floor effect. Only one subject from each group acquired the discrimination. However, on the simple discrimination task all nine S+ fading, eight S- fading and six… CONTINUE READING

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