Unformatted text preview: Example: You find that once someone begins to obtain reinforcers from one person regularly, other people do not function as reinforcers as well. The identification of the “underlying cause” of a psychological phenomenon can be the goal of research. You may know of a particular functional relationship and be interested in discovering exactly why it works the way it does. This is classical inductive research. Example: You find five students who do not respond to social attention at all. Your initial test is to determine if money will function as a reinforcer....
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- Fall '09