1. Clinical practice. A treatment for behaviour is working at school but is not working at home and visa versa. 2. Research. Increase response for more favourable reward following exposure to less favourable reinforcer. The opposite also occurs with less favourable reward after exposure to a more favourable favourable reinforcer.

BEHAVIORAL CONTRAST: "Joe's behavioural contrast was consistent with known results."
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