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  • An Investigation into Establishing (Motivating) Operations

    Jackson, Surrey Merryn Kate (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Motivating Operations (MOs) are a fundamental concept in behavioural psychology. Despite this, empirical research into MOs is lacking. The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to the experimental literature base for ...
  • The effect of altering maintenance diet on demand for reinforcers.

    Jackson, Surrey Merryn Kate (University of Waikato, 2011)
    Six hens’ preferences between whole grain wheat, commercial laying pellets and puffed wheat were assessed using a free-access procedure. Wheat was found to be the preferred food of three hens, pellets were preferred by ...