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Similar procedures may be devised for learning a route between A and B; recalling a newspaper article; or recalling where in the kitchen items of cutlery and crockery should be put away after washing up. The advantage of this type of procedure is that tasks can be designed to assess the precise problems of an individual patient rather than those found in general in many individuals. Provided that adequate single case experimental designs are used they may also be incorporated into the evaluation of specific treatment techniques (Gianutsos and Gianutsos, 1979; Glasgow, Zeiss and Barrera, 1977; Wilson, 1982) and can then be very powerful research tools.

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