The effect of feedback on the reliability of self-recording

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John Linwood Black (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Rosemery Nelson

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine if the reliability of self-recorders could be improved by providing different types of feedback contingent on the reliability of their self-recording. The feedback varied in amount of information: the non-specific feedback group received generalized social reinforcement in order to maintain their self-recording, the verbal feedback group received verbal feedback contingent on reliability, and the verbal plus numerical feedback group was given verbal and numerical feedback, also contingent on reliability. All three groups (N = 7 college student subjects per group) were observed inder four conditions.

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Language: English
Date: 1974
Feedback (Psychology)
Human experimentation in psychology $x Methodology

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