Observational-correlational and quasi-experimental

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What type of research is this example? Why?

(single case study, observational, correlational, experimental, or quasi-experimental)

A researcher was able to modify the behavior of a mentally impaired eight-year-old girl. The maladaptive behavior was spoon banging during mealtime in school. The researcher measured the girl's behavior before, during and after an intervention where she was immediately given her food upon entering the cafeteria. The research was able to show that this treatment was effective in helping the girl to stop her spoon banging behavior (Horton, 1987).

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