The Effects Of Feedback Upon Attending Behavior

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M. Brooks Gallagher (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Paul Fox

Abstract: An experiment was conducted to assess the effects of feedback (flashing a red light) upon the classroom attending behavior of an emotionally disturbed child. Whenever the child failed to attend to classwork, the red light was activated, providing feedback that he was not attending to classwork. Results indicate that feedback alone, without back-up reinforcement, was effective in increasing attending behavior. Results were maintained over a follow-up period.

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Gallagher, M. (1974). The Effects Of Feedback Upon Attending Behavior. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 1974
psychology, clinical psychology, child psychology, emotion(s), learning, education, visual, classwork, feedback

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