Modification of social behavior through reinforcement of positive self-referent statements
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Modification of social behavior through reinforcement of positive self-referent statements

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Written in English


  • Behavior modification -- Research,
  • Reinforcement (Psychology),
  • Self-reliance

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Statementby Joaquin H. Aja
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 81 leaves
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20560613M

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