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    Token economies reinforce desired behavior through the delivery of tokens or chips that can be exchanged for back-up reinforcers in the way of desired objects or privileges. In a token economy, there are three major elements: There must be a specific list of clearly defined target behaviors; tokens or points must be identified; and there must be a list of backup reinforcers or items for which the saved tokens can be exchanged (Miltenberger, 2012). In preparing to implement the token economy, six basic steps, as follows, must be followed in order to ensure success: identify tokens, identify behaviors, select back-up reinforcers, establish the exchange ratio, establish procedures for dispensing and exchanging tokens, and field test the system…

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    Most communally used in institutional settings, token economies are used as a form of behavior modification. A token economy is a method used to increase and reward desirable behavior. Token’s can be anything from a sticker or coins, to tallies, or poker chips; they just have to have the ability to be counted. Once the subject has earned enough tokens they are able to receive a reward Tokens can be withdrawn in order to decrease bad behavior. The goal of a Token economy is to strengthen…

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    conditioning principles of the behavioral psychologist B.F. Skinner, pioneering scientist-practitioners designed the token economy to remediate the problems of seriously mentally ill patients who were then residing in large numbers in state and Veterans Administration mental hospitals” (Liberman, p.1398).Token economy is a behavior modification technique that is ultimately a great tool for changing behavior. Miltenberger (2008) describes token economy as a system that conditioned reinforces also…

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    of the stimulus until the subject respond to sound-on and sound-off stimulus. Every time he responded correctly, the reinforcement is given to increase likehood operant response to happened again. Finally, from the test it show that autistic child can learn auditory discrimination task and can be improved with the modification a few things in this test (Thomas Scruggs, Alfonso Prieto & Stanley Zucker, n.d) An Analysis of a Token Economy Suin Stuttering Therapy According to Wingate (1964) as…

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    Background Introduction Cryptocurrencies are a digital form of exchange that use encryption to secure the processes involved in conducting transactions. They are a subset of digital currencies having no physical representation. Unlike other forms of currency that are backed by a central bank, cryptocurrencies operate as a a completely decentralized system meaning there is no governing body verifying transactions. Cryptocurrencies consist of more than just Bitcoin. It 's structure is followed by…

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    Ten Online Security Mistakes Seniors Make Seniors, in general, are trusting souls and don’t understand the dangers online. There are so many cyber thieves online searching and lurking, waiting for their next trusting victim to make a mistake. Each day at least 1 million cyber-attacks are executed, and the number is growing. It’s our job to keep our seniors informed and protected from all dangers, including the internet. Here are 10 tips on how to explain to seniors they are vulnerable to…

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    The present thesis, is aimed to analyze the social behavior of transnational corporations during the economic crisis of late 2000s. While the growth of world´s GDP was negative in 2009 (-2.1%) and many corporations experienced cuts in employment, limited access to credit, and reductions in capital and technological spending (Campello et al., 2010: 1), the social investment of many firms followed a counter-intuitive move by increasing their social contributions in more than 228%. Between 2004…

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    With this intention, transnational corporations start to take advantage of Asian economic growth by delegating parts of their businesses. Seeing that these corporations started to delegate businesses, they then turned their attention to transcend the traditional focus on the nation-state and national economy. To put it differently, the extension of U.S. corporate power near the western region is mirrored in the American economic expansion. Under these circumstances, it also finds a way into…

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    Government reduces investments in improving the infrastructure of economies as they think that resource wealth is able to sustain the country’s development. Hence, endowment rich nations can lag behind resource poor nations when the revenues are no longer sustainable. Lastly, crowding out of human capital can occur as government spending are directed away from education to more lucrative resource exploitation businesses (Gylfason, 2001; Birdsall, 2001). This phenomenon can be contrasted with the…

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    centuries. The big idea of mercantilism was for a country to increase their trade deficit, and therefore overall wealth, by exporting more goods than they import. The time of exploration was all about countries conquering new lands to show their strength and power. The colonies of a country were the backbone of this self-sufficient economy. The idea of mercantilism was a driving force behind the desire to conquer new lands. New lands would provide a country with a wider variety of natural…

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