Further research might analyze the differential effect of incorporating the brief ACT protocol to the sole implementation of a token economy
or exploring the efficacy of the ACT protocol alone.
These data show that diverse populations of patients can be treated within the same token economy
program thereby improving cost effectiveness.
The token economy
was used to reward the students for on-task behavior.
An analysis of a token economy
in stuttering therapy.
These data also allowed exploration of whether previously identified correlates of classroom performance also predicted asking questions in the presence of a token economy
The effects of a token economy
system on the inappropriate verbalizations of emotional support students.
The Level System (McNeil & Filcheck, 2001) possesses characteristics of both a token economy
and response cost and provides teachers of young children with strategies in the management of behavior problems.
When we began the token economy
in September, Tommy averaged $18 a day for the remainder of that month.
Relatedly, instituting token economy
programs (see, for example, Esser & Botterbusch, 1975; Fernandes, Fischer, & Ryan, 1973); to selectively reinforce clients' job-appropriate activities in the workshop is also relevant in this context, although the latter may be construed as a psychosocially-targeted intervention as well.
We're looking at creating the credit infrastructure for what we believe will be the future of the token economy
Small exceptions have arisen where the subjects of behavioral economics research have been human rather than nonhuman animals, as, for instance, in the case of the token economy
in which a form of operant conditioning is used to reward desirable behaviors with tokens, which in turn can be exchanged for items or privileges (Kagel, 1972).
Conclusion: Results suggest that Token Economy
and social reinforcement successfully work in managing the behavior excess and deficits of persons with schizophrenia.