Diversitas: Perspectivas en Psicología
versão impressa ISSN 1794-9998
It applies a token economy program to modify some disruptive behaviors of a child. It is intended to decrease the answer in an inappropriate manner and make tantrums and encourage the occurrence of follow-up instructions for behaviors such as to fix the bed, collecting and organizing toys, collect and organize your clothes, do their homework. It is a thorough review of the implementation of the token economy in various fields and behavioral problems. Following an ABA design, the results confirm the behavior change made a better adjustment of the child's behavior at school and home environment. An analysis is made from some of the principles of behavioral economics.
Palavras-chave : token economy; behavior modification; enhancement; economic balance; desirable behavior; undesirable behavior.