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Discounting of Delayed and Probabilistic Rewards in Gambling and Non-Gambling College Students.
Holt, Green, & Myerson (2003) found college-aged gamblers and non-gamblers to be indistinguishable in terms of delay discounting. This suggests that, with positive outcomes, gamblers and non-gamblers are similar in terms ...
A Coach's Communication Strategy and its Relationship to a Collegiate Player's Motivation to Perform as an Athlete.
Our research project was designed to measure the variables of "coaches' communication strategies" and "collegiate players' motivation to perform as an athlete." We decided to research this topic because at one time or ...
The Effects of Motivating Operations on the Transfer from Labels to Requests for Children Diagnosed with Autism.
In this study motivating variables were manipulated to examine the effects on teaching children with autism to request for preferred items after teaching them how to label the item.
Effects of Preference on the Transfer from Labels to Requests in Children with Autism.
The purpose of this study was to replicate and extend Wallace et al. (2006) to determine the importance of "motivation" on the transfer from a label to a request. The current study included children diagnosed with autism ...
Commit to Be Fit: an Examination of Physical Activity from High School to College.
Regular physical activity (PA) has many health benefits, but regular PA is not the norm in American society. PA levels dropped from high school (HS) to college and again after college. We investigated college students' ...
A Psychophysical Approach to Discounting : Sex and Food.
Discounting has been defined as a decrease in the subjective value of an outcome as the delay to or uncertainty of receiving the outcome increases. Previous research on discounting indicates that when outcomes are either ...
A Psychophysical Approach to Discounting : Sex and Money.
Discounting has been defined as a decrease in the subjective value of an outcome as the delay to or uncertainty of receiving the outcome increases. Previous research on discounting indicates that when outcomes are delayed, ...