The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 255–255 | Cite as

What Is Unnatural about “Extrinsic Reinforcement?”

  • Samuel M. Deitz
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© Association for Behavior Analysis International 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel M. Deitz
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  1. 1.Education Foundations DepartmentGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

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