Temporal patterns of behavior from the scheduling of psychology quizzes

David P. Jarmolowicz, Yusuke Hayashi, Claire St. Peter Pipkin

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Temporal patterns of behavior have been observed in real-life performances such as bill passing in the U.S. Congress, in-class studying, and quiz taking. However the practical utility of understanding these patterns has not been evaluated. The current study demonstrated the presence of temporal patterns of quiz taking in a university-level introductory psychology course and used these patterns to manage the traffic of quiz takers in a computerized testing lab. Results are discussed in terms of the applications of tracking temporal response patterns.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)297-301
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of applied behavior analysis
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Philosophy
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Applied Psychology


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