Breakfast: the mostimportant meal of the day       Malwina Pomichowska             PSY 4600             Megan G.          ...
ProblemBreakfast of Champions:                My breakfast before                the self-management                     ...
The Problem Headache by noon      Grumpy Malwina   Loud stomach       People staring     growling Buy junk food from      ...
Competing Contingency• Because I don’t like breakfast bars I have to  make a legitimate breakfast, which takes time• More ...
Natural Competing Contingency                      I eat                  breakfast one                    morning I will ...
Intervention• Target Behavior: eat breakfast every morning                      (Monday – Friday)• Intervention: pay $2 fo...
Ineffective Natural Contingency               I eat             breakfast                one             morning   Given  ...
Performance Management         Contingency                 I eat breakfast                  one morningI will lose $2     ...
Inferred Theoretical                   ContingencyFear loss of$2 at end of  the day                  I eat                ...
My Favorite: EGGS
Graph                              7                              6                                  Baseline             ...
Problems During Intervention• I had to make sure the fridge is  stocked with breakfast food  …or at least eggs.• More $$$ ...
Recycle• Consequence change after the 1st week of the  intervention  – At 1st it was loss of phone for 7 hours  – Changed ...
My Results• No noon headches• Can concentrate on school work• Don’t sleep in class• Don’t have to buy junk food from vendi...
My Comments• Happy with the results• Thinking about adding  Saturdays and Sundays  into the mix
THANKS!Questions or Comments?
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PSY 4600 Self-Management Project

  1. 1. Breakfast: the mostimportant meal of the day Malwina Pomichowska PSY 4600 Megan G. 12/7/11
  2. 2. ProblemBreakfast of Champions: My breakfast before the self-management project.
  3. 3. The Problem Headache by noon Grumpy Malwina Loud stomach People staring growling Buy junk food from Wasted $ and calories vending machines Eat A LOT when Sleepy come back home
  4. 4. Competing Contingency• Because I don’t like breakfast bars I have to make a legitimate breakfast, which takes time• More time spent on cooking = less sleep or being late for class• I didn’t want to give up either so I didn’t eat breakfast
  5. 5. Natural Competing Contingency I eat breakfast one morning I will make it I won’t make to class on it to class on time time
  6. 6. Intervention• Target Behavior: eat breakfast every morning (Monday – Friday)• Intervention: pay $2 for every morning breakfast wasn’t consumed• Deadline (Sᵈ): before leaving home• Manager: roommate Ann• Start Date: 9/17/11• End: NEVER
  7. 7. Ineffective Natural Contingency I eat breakfast one morning Given Inf. Better level of level of health health
  8. 8. Performance Management Contingency I eat breakfast one morningI will lose $2 I won’t lose $2at the end of at the end of the day the day
  9. 9. Inferred Theoretical ContingencyFear loss of$2 at end of the day I eat breakfast one morning I do not fear loss of $2 at end of the day
  10. 10. My Favorite: EGGS
  11. 11. Graph 7 6 Baseline Intervention 5 GoalBreakfast Consumption (M-F) 4 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Weeks
  12. 12. Problems During Intervention• I had to make sure the fridge is stocked with breakfast food …or at least eggs.• More $$$ spent on food …until I got a Bridge Card :D
  13. 13. Recycle• Consequence change after the 1st week of the intervention – At 1st it was loss of phone for 7 hours – Changed to: pay $2 for each day breakfast wasn’t consumed
  14. 14. My Results• No noon headches• Can concentrate on school work• Don’t sleep in class• Don’t have to buy junk food from vending machines• Drink less caffeine because I already have more energy
  15. 15. My Comments• Happy with the results• Thinking about adding Saturdays and Sundays into the mix
  16. 16. THANKS!Questions or Comments?

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