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Document Type

Open Access

Degree Program

Psychology

Degree Name

Thesis (M.S.)

Year Degree Awarded

1971

Keywords

Reinforcement (Psychology, Verbal conditioning)

Abstract

The fact" that behavior can be conditioned through the use of verbal reinforcement is well documented (c.f. Kanf er, 1968 ; Flanders , 1968 ) • Specific critical responses of a subject, reinforced by praise or utterance of the word "good, " tend to increase in frequency, in this type of conditioning.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.7275/tt2f-2t07

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