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Operant Aspects Of Auto-Maintenance: Conditioned Reinforcement And Superstitious Behavior, Michael B. Granat Dec 1972

Operant Aspects Of Auto-Maintenance: Conditioned Reinforcement And Superstitious Behavior, Michael B. Granat

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Frequency Coding Theory Of Olfaction, William B. Stewart Dec 1972

The Frequency Coding Theory Of Olfaction, William B. Stewart

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Imitation: Some Theoretical Issues, Charles Richard Spates Dec 1972

Imitation: Some Theoretical Issues, Charles Richard Spates

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Adventitious Reinforcement And Conditioned Reinforcement In Auto-Maintenance, Dennis H. Passe Dec 1972

Adventitious Reinforcement And Conditioned Reinforcement In Auto-Maintenance, Dennis H. Passe

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Identification Of Potential Predictors Of Collegiate Success Of Black Students Enrolled In A Program For Disadvantaged Minorities, As Measured By Six Separate Success Criteria, Kerry Alan Bunker Dec 1972

The Identification Of Potential Predictors Of Collegiate Success Of Black Students Enrolled In A Program For Disadvantaged Minorities, As Measured By Six Separate Success Criteria, Kerry Alan Bunker

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Reading A Report Of Racial Conflict And Non Racial Conflict On Baseline Hostility Levels, Michael D. Mcclenic Dec 1972

The Effects Of Reading A Report Of Racial Conflict And Non Racial Conflict On Baseline Hostility Levels, Michael D. Mcclenic

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Human Visual Observation As A Function Of Stimulus Change, Richard L. Crandall Dec 1972

Human Visual Observation As A Function Of Stimulus Change, Richard L. Crandall

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Two Periods Of Light Deprivation On Bar Pressing In Rats, Edward R. Lyon Dec 1972

The Effects Of Two Periods Of Light Deprivation On Bar Pressing In Rats, Edward R. Lyon

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Memory Training Procedure For Learning The Ordering Of Machine Set Up Instructions, Douglas Stephen Johnson Dec 1972

A Memory Training Procedure For Learning The Ordering Of Machine Set Up Instructions, Douglas Stephen Johnson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Extinguishing Or Modifying Smoking Behavior: A Comparison Of Four Therapeutic Techniques, Alcid M. Pelletier Nov 1972

Extinguishing Or Modifying Smoking Behavior: A Comparison Of Four Therapeutic Techniques, Alcid M. Pelletier

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Some Factors Involved In Acquisition Of Escape And Avoidance Behavior Within The T-Classification Schedule, Douglas J. Fetterolf Aug 1972

Some Factors Involved In Acquisition Of Escape And Avoidance Behavior Within The T-Classification Schedule, Douglas J. Fetterolf

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Critical Examination Of Korman's Self-Esteem Motivation Theory, Dierdra E. Bowditch Aug 1972

A Critical Examination Of Korman's Self-Esteem Motivation Theory, Dierdra E. Bowditch

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of A Brief Preparatory Quiz On Exam Taking Proficiency, William F. Hoehle Ii Aug 1972

The Effects Of A Brief Preparatory Quiz On Exam Taking Proficiency, William F. Hoehle Ii

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Contingency Management Program For The Treatment Of Overweight, Giuliana Guerci Aug 1972

A Contingency Management Program For The Treatment Of Overweight, Giuliana Guerci

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Learning Set And Generalization Of The Non-Matching Concept In Pigeons, M. Katherine Stephens Aug 1972

Learning Set And Generalization Of The Non-Matching Concept In Pigeons, M. Katherine Stephens

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Apparent Motion As A Measure Of Visual Preference For Dinnerware Patterns, Robert G. Schulz Aug 1972

Apparent Motion As A Measure Of Visual Preference For Dinnerware Patterns, Robert G. Schulz

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Schedule-Induced Polydipsia: Effects Of Delayed Water Availability, James Thomas Rowan Aug 1972

Schedule-Induced Polydipsia: Effects Of Delayed Water Availability, James Thomas Rowan

Master's Theses

Five albino rats developed schedule-induced polydipsia when placed on a fixed-interval 90 second or fixed-time 90 second schedule of food reinforcement with water concurrently available on a fixed-ratio two. The imposition of 15 second and 30 second delay contingencies on water availability following pellet delivery failed to eliminate the schedule-induced polydipsia. Results are discussed in terms of two hypotheses previously proposed to account for the post-pellet nature of the schedule-induced polydipsic phenomenon.


Training Third Grade Educated Women To Teach Cognitive Skills To Disadvantaged Children, Michael D. Roberts Aug 1972

Training Third Grade Educated Women To Teach Cognitive Skills To Disadvantaged Children, Michael D. Roberts

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Method For Sensing And Recording Simultaneous Behavioral And Electrophysiological Epileptiform Activity And The Observed Suppression Of Paroxysmal Spiking Activity With Classical Conditioning Procedures, J. H. Tough Aug 1972

A Method For Sensing And Recording Simultaneous Behavioral And Electrophysiological Epileptiform Activity And The Observed Suppression Of Paroxysmal Spiking Activity With Classical Conditioning Procedures, J. H. Tough

Master's Theses

A method for sensing and recording the simultaneous behavioral and electrophysiological activity of epileptic seizures was developed. An activity sensing cage consisting of an inverted loudspeaker translated motor behavior into voltage changes. The resultant voltage changes were integrated, amplified and recorded on a polygraph concurrently with electrophysiological data. The method was shown to 1) sense reliably a repeated standard input, 2) be sensitive to differing minute amounts of force and 3) produce data which lends itself to analysis with less variability than a more conventional technique.

Experimental manipulation of epileptiform activity revealed that a behavioral response to the onset of ...


The Effects Of A Programmed Sex Education Course On Institutionalized Mental Patients, Alan G. Zukerman Aug 1972

The Effects Of A Programmed Sex Education Course On Institutionalized Mental Patients, Alan G. Zukerman

Master's Theses

There is an apparent need for sex education programs targeted to young institutionalized mental patients. A sex education course was developed that could be easily disseminate and have potential general applications and utility in institutional settings. Data were taken on the effectiveness of the course, its effects on sexual and sex-related values of the subjects, its influence on selfratings of behavior, and evaluative responses of the subjects to the course itself. A pretest-posttest experimental design was used with a control group included. The results showed that factual knowledge in sexual areas was significantly increased by the course. Experimental subjects' values ...


The Effects Of Symbolic Modelling And Coaching On Social Anxiety, Richard L. Burtt Jr. Aug 1972

The Effects Of Symbolic Modelling And Coaching On Social Anxiety, Richard L. Burtt Jr.

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Two-Component Chained Schedules Of Reinforcement And Fixed Interreinforcement Time, Philip D. Bruce Aug 1972

Two-Component Chained Schedules Of Reinforcement And Fixed Interreinforcement Time, Philip D. Bruce

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Order Of Information Processing In The Perception Of Short Sentences, Maryam Abusaidi Aug 1972

The Order Of Information Processing In The Perception Of Short Sentences, Maryam Abusaidi

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Manipulating Enforced Attention And Reinforcement For Correctness On The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Performances Of Kindergarten Children, Galen James Alessi Aug 1972

Effects Of Manipulating Enforced Attention And Reinforcement For Correctness On The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Performances Of Kindergarten Children, Galen James Alessi

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Application Of The Species Specific Defense Reaction Hypothesis To Free Operant Avoidance, Deborah Ann Cory Aug 1972

The Application Of The Species Specific Defense Reaction Hypothesis To Free Operant Avoidance, Deborah Ann Cory

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Comparison Of Omission, Extinction, And Extinction-2 Procedures In A Multiple Schedule, Dan O. Coldeway Aug 1972

The Comparison Of Omission, Extinction, And Extinction-2 Procedures In A Multiple Schedule, Dan O. Coldeway

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of State Anxiety On Digit Span And Wonderlic Personnel Test Performance For Freshmen And Graduate Students, David P. Krackow Aug 1972

The Effects Of State Anxiety On Digit Span And Wonderlic Personnel Test Performance For Freshmen And Graduate Students, David P. Krackow

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Task Difficulty And Closure On Production, Perceived Production Time And Two Related Time Estimates, Gary Dean Kissler Aug 1972

The Effects Of Task Difficulty And Closure On Production, Perceived Production Time And Two Related Time Estimates, Gary Dean Kissler

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


One-Trial Versus Incremental Learning : A Re-Evaluation Employing Signal Detection Theory, James William Hyams Jul 1972

One-Trial Versus Incremental Learning : A Re-Evaluation Employing Signal Detection Theory, James William Hyams

Master's Theses

The purpose of the present study was to lend support to either the one-trial or incremental theory of learning by examining the probability of correct responses as a function of prior stimulus exposure. Signal detection theory was employed as the method of analysis. Two experiments tested the theories in a verbal learning task and a psychomotor task. On each of three trials a list of 6 AB pairs or 6 AB distances was presented once, then one of these 6 pairs or distances was tested for recognition. On the recognition test either AB (a previously viewed pair or distance) or ...


Memory Facilitation As A Function Of Category Cues And Stimulus List Construction, Janet Sanford Graves Apr 1972

Memory Facilitation As A Function Of Category Cues And Stimulus List Construction, Janet Sanford Graves

Master's Theses

The capacity to effectively reorganize material to be recalled is perhaps the most essential element in the complex retention process (Deese, 1958). A known type of reorganizational procedure which was shown to exist by Boufield (1953) in his investigation of the retention of a randomized word list is the grouping or clustering of associated words. The results of his study clearly indicated that upon immediate recall of a randomized list, related items, that is, items belonging to the same category, are listed together in clusters.