Partial Reinforcement in Frontalis Electromyographic Training

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This study investigated the role of reinforcement schedule and instructional set in frontalis EMG training. The experiment consisted of four groups participating in 30 minute sessions on three consecutive days. Group conditions were intermittent feedback (alternating 100 second trials), continuous feedback, motivated control and no-treatment control. Excepting the no-treatment controls, each subject was instructed that extra credit points were available contingent on the number of seconds in criterion. An individual criterion based on each subject's initial baseline microvolt level was utilized.

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Capriotti, Richard December 1983.

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This study investigated the role of reinforcement schedule and instructional set in frontalis EMG training. The experiment consisted of four groups participating in 30 minute sessions on three consecutive days. Group conditions were intermittent feedback (alternating 100 second trials), continuous feedback, motivated control and no-treatment control. Excepting the no-treatment controls, each subject was instructed that extra credit points were available contingent on the number of seconds in criterion. An individual criterion based on each subject's initial baseline microvolt level was utilized.

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Capriotti, Richard. Partial Reinforcement in Frontalis Electromyographic Training, dissertation, December 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330897/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .