The momentum of human behavior in a natural setting.

  title={The momentum of human behavior in a natural setting.},
  author={F Charles Mace and Jennifer Lalli and Mary E Craig Shea and Enzo Lalli and Bruce J. West and Mary Roberts and John Nevin},
  journal={Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior},
  volume={54 3},
Adults with mental retardation in a group home received popcorn or coffee reinforcers for sorting plastic dinnerware. In Part 1 of the experiment, reinforcers were dispensed according to a variable-interval 60-s schedule for sorting dinnerware of one color and according to a variable-interval 240-s schedule for sorting dinnerware of a different color in successive components of a multiple schedule. Sorting rates were similar in baseline, but when a video program was shown concurrently, sorting… CONTINUE READING
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