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The Effect of Stimulus Salience on Over-selectivity
The influence of stimulus salience on over-selective responding was investigated in the context of a comparator theory of over-selectivity. In Experiments 1 and 2, participants were presented with two cards, each displaying ...
The analysis and treatment of problem behavior evoked by auditory stimulation
The current study aimed to identify specific stimuli associated with music that served as an establishing operation (EO) for the problem behavior of a 6 year old child with a diagnosis of autism. Assessment results ...
Extinction of over-selected stimuli causes emergence of under-selected cues in higher-functioning children with autistics spectrum disorders
Two experiments examined whether over-selectivity is the product of a post-acquisition performance deficit, rather than an attention problem. In both experiments, children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder were presented ...