The Unsuccessful Self-Treatment of a Case of “Writer’s Block”

In 1974, Dennis Upper published his wry and classic intellectual treatise entitled The Unsuccessful Self-Treatment of a Case of “Writer’s Block” in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. If you’ve never seen this before, trust me, you want to see this: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1311997/pdf/jaba00061-0143a.pdf

Postscript: In 2007, several authors were able to replicate this work in their paper A Multisite Cross-Cultural Replication of Upper’s (1974) Unsuccessful Self-Treatment of Writer’s Block: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2078566/pdf/jaba-40-04-773.pdf

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