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Reinforced practice and reduction of fear of water in children
Reinforced practice was used to treat children for fear of water. The primary measure of fear reduction was a behavioural task involving approach and entry to water. A comparison of pre-and post-test scores on the ...
Conditioned taste aversion in selectively bred rat strains
Development of conditioned taste aversion was investigated in five strains of rats. The Roman low-avoidance conditioning (RLA/Lu) and the Maudsely reactive CMR/Har/Lu) strains learned taste aversion faster than the Roman ...
An empirical test of norm-containment theory as applied to criminal behavior
Norm-containment theory (Reckless, 1961a, 1961b, 1962, 1967; Reckless and Dinitz, 1967; Reckless and Shoham, 1963) postulates that there are two containing buffers which steer the individual away from delinquency: ...