Effects of type of social reinforcement on the intelligence performance of lower-class Black children

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Abstract

Examined the effects of different types of reinforcement on the performance of 80 Black 2nd grade males on the WISC-R. Ss given candy or culturally relevant social reinforcement obtained significantly higher scores than Ss given either no reinforcement or traditional social reinforcement. (2 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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