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Applying the behavioral economics principle of unit price to DRO schedule thinning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17970265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Within the context of behavioral economics, the ratio of response requirements to reinforcer magnitude is called unit price. In this investigation, we yoked increases in reinforcer magnitude with increases in intervals of differential reinforcement of other behavior (DRO) to thin DRO intervals to a terminal value.
Authors:
Henry S Roane; Terry S Falcomata; Wayne W Fisher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of applied behavior analysis     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0021-8855     ISO Abbreviation:  J Appl Behav Anal     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-31     Completed Date:  2008-01-18     Revised Date:  2010-09-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0174763     Medline TA:  J Appl Behav Anal     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  529-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Munroe-Meyer Institute, USA. hroane@unmc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Humans
Male
Mental Disorders / therapy*
Reinforcement Schedule*
Self-Injurious Behavior / prevention & control*,  psychology*
Social Behavior
Token Economy*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1 R01 MH069739-01/MH/NIMH NIH HHS
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