Reward

Perceptions of adult trauma patients on the acceptability of text messaging as an aid to reduce harmful drinking behaviours.

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Jan 08, 2014

BACKGROUND: Brief interventions (BIs) have been shown to be effective in modifying hazardous drinking behaviours in a range of settings. However, they are underutilised in hospitals due to resource constraints.

Automated coaching to help parents increase their children's brushing frequency: an exploratory trial.

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Jul 29, 2013

UNLABELLED: Advances in digital communication, such as the internet, now provide a cost effective channel to reach and help families struggling to establish good oral hygiene in their homes.

Nature's clocks and human mood: the circadian system modulates reward motivation.

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Oct 06, 2009

Existing literature on reward motivation pays scant attention to the fact that reward potential of the environment varies dramatically with the light/dark cycle.

Are personal digital assistants an acceptable incentive for rural community-based preceptors?

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Nov 07, 2005

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study's objective was to evaluate the acceptability, effect, and use of handheld computers (also known as personal digital assistants or PDAs) as a reward for undergraduate rural community-based family medicine preceptors.