Lawrence, P. Scott

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Impact of deaf client and therapist moods on sign language interpreter recipient mood 2009 3051 This study extended the findings of the 2002 study, “The Impact of Sign Language Interpreter and Therapist Moods on Deaf Recipient Mood” which initiated an examination of the impact of sign language interpreter involvement beyond the issue of facilit...
The relationship between positional alcohol nystagmus and accuracy of estimation of blood alcohol 1975 769 Although the literature on the use of discrimination of blood alcohol levels in the treatment of alcoholism has implied strongly that awareness of levels of blood alcohol is an important therapeutic consideration, little information is available rega...
The effects of self-instructional training on the reading performance of learning disabled children 1981 85 Considerable interest has arisen recently over the effectiveness of self-instructional training (SIT). This cognitive-behavioral procedure may be appropriate particularly for learning disabled children for whom performance deficits are often attribut...
Effects of positive reinforcement on an assessment measure of visual perception behavior 1975 109 The purpose of this study was threefold: (a) to investigate the effects of presenting various reinforcement procedures contingent on correct responses to a test of visual perception, (b) to determine if there is a difference in performance between bo...
A comparison of modeling, instructions and feedback in the development of three social responses of adult retardates 1974 104 Both modeling and feedback procedures have been found to be effective in the modification of a wide variety of behaviors. Comparisons of these procedures applied either singly or in combination have been few and the results of these studies have been...
The effect of mode of stimulus presentation on the acquisition and generalization of tacting responses in previously non-verbal children 1973 88 The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of mode of presentation on the acquisition of the names of target stimuli and the resultant generalization to other modes. There were three modes utilized so that the subjects were each e...
The reduction of test, state and trait anxiety by two variants of stress inoculation training 1977 109 The recent differentiation between state and trait anxiety suggests that differential therapeutic approaches should be designed to treat both situation-specific and generalized anxieties. To test this assumption, test anxiety was chosen as an easily ...
Social reinforcement of activity and problem-solving training in the treatment of depressed institutionalized elderly patients 1978 135 Recently, interest has developed in the physiology, cognitive processes, perception, and sensation of the aged population. The experimentally sound and internally valid studies almost universally support the thesis that there are age differences on s...
The role in systematic desensitization of the reattribution of causality through self-observation 1975 72 It was hypothesized that one of the active and clinically effective elements which was operational within a systematic desensitization paradigm involved an attributional reorganization. This reorganization would occur as a function of the subject o...
An investigation of the relationship between positive and negative assertive behavior 1976 72 Although previous research has emphasized negative assertive behavior, such as standing up for one's rights or refusing requests, there is increasing emphasis on positive assertive behavior, such as giving and receiving compliments. The present study...
An analysis of sleep deprivation factors and consequences of staying awake in the stimulus control treatment of sleep disturbances 1976 82 In this study two independent variables were manipulated: sleep deprivation and behaviors performed once out of bed. The sleep deprivation variable involved subjects sleeping for either seven or nine hours a night. The behaviors performed factor cons...
Effects of a multiple schedule on interactions of multiple responses with children 1974 89 Although most past work on the understanding and control of behavior has concentrated on stimuli and responses in isolation from the behavioral stream, trends in research incorporating study of multiple responses and temporally distal stimulus input ...
A test of the opponent-process model as an explanation for cigarette smoking 1986 13 There have been many models of smoking behavior which emphasized psychosocial aspects of smoking, but few which incorporated recent physiological data on the effects of nicotine. Warburton and Wesnes (1983) used these data to elaborate upon the oppon...
Choice responding in infants and preschoolers : the effects of child control over stimulus presentation 1987 15 Studies of operant conditioning with infants have suggested that control over environmental events is reinforcing. Interpretations of the pleasure derived from controlling stimuli have been largely based upon observation and anecdotal reports of incr...
Preliminary steps to the establishment of functional language in non-communicating children 1973 4 Based on the principles of social learning theory, the purpose of this thesis was to review the clinical procedures commonly applied in the preliminary steps for the establishment of functional speech in non-talking children. The review focused on th...
The effect of the presence of a peer adolescent mediator and the amount of verbal praising on the sorting behavior of preschool retarded children 1973 4 Four preschool children were asked to perform a black-white square sorting task under conditions in which an adolescent mediator was absent, present but nonverbal, present and verbally prompting and praising the child, and present but nonverbal with ...
Teacher activity level and the presence or absence of retarded adolescent mediators on sorting performances of preschool retarded children 1974 4 Five male preschool students performing a black-white square sorting task were prompted by an adult experimenter alone, five trainable mentally retarded male adolescents alone, the experimenter and five adolescents jointly, or were not prompted at al...
The effects of three behavioral treatments on sleep difficulties of college students 1974 2 Sixty college students who had sleep difficulties in the form of taking approximately 30 minutes or longer to get to sleep at night were treated in groups by either (1) Relaxation Training (RT), (2) Slef-Regulation of Thoughts (ST), a technique simil...
An analysis of the social behavior of developmentally disabled children 1975 7 Two experiments were performed to study the effects of various teaching procedures on the social behavior of two to ten year old children classified as developmentally disabled. For the first experiment, it was hypothesized that instruction in one re...