Schedules of Reinforcement
Chapter in Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis, First Edition.
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Mace, F.C., Pratt, J.L., Zangrillo, A.N., & Steege, M.W. (2011). Schedules of reinforcement. In W.W. Fisher, C.C. Piazza, & H.S. Roane (Eds.), Handbook of applied behavior analysis, (pp. 55-75). New York: Guilford.