In this episode, Rob, Diana, and Jackie review research on establishing conditioned reinforcers through social means. Topics include using pairing to make praise reinforcing and learning that books can be reinforcing through observation of another person. We also discuss our favorite novel praise statements and get to the bottom of Rob's spending habits.
Dozier, C. L., Iwata, B. A., Thomason-Sassi, J., Worsdell, A. S., & Wilson, D. M. (2012). A COMPARISON OF TWO PAIRING PROCEDURES TO ESTABLISH PRAISE AS A REINFORCER. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45(4), 721–735. doi: 10.1901/jaba/2012.45-721
Singer-Dudek, J., Oblak, M., & Greer, R. D. (2011). ESTABLISHING BOOKS AS CONDITIONED REINFORCERS FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AS A FUNCTION OF AN OBSERVATIONAL INTERVENTION. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44(3), 421–434. doi.org/10.1901/jaba.2011.44-421
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