Principles of Behavior

Principles of Behavior

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For undergraduate/graduate courses in Behavior Modification, Behavior Therapy, and Behavior Management. This text offers a solid introduction to the principles of behavior using a clear, interesting, entertaining style with many case studies, and everyday examples. It maintains a high level of intellectual rigor, addressing fundamental concepts at the beginning of each chapter with more advanced topics left for one of the two enrichment sections within each chapter.show more

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 205.7 x 271.8 x 20.3mm | 997.91g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0130482250
  • 9780130482259

Table of contents

1. The Reinforcer. 2. Reinforcement. 3. Escape. 4. Punishment. 5. Penalty. 6. Extinction and Recovery. 7. Differential Reinforcement and Differential Punishment. 8. Shaping. 9. Unlearned Reinforcers and Learned Aversive Conditions. 10. Special Establishing Operations. 11. Learned Reinforcers and Aversive Conditions. 12. Discrimination. 13. Complex Stimulus Control. 14. Imitation. 15. Avoidance. 16. Punishment by Prevention. 17. Ratio Schedules. 18. Time-Dependent Schedules. 19. Concurrent Contingencies. 20. Behavioral Chains and Rate Contingencies. 21. Respondent Conditioning. 22. Analogs to Reinforcement and Avoidance Part I. 23. Analogs to Reinforcement and Avoidance Part II. 24. A Theory of Rule-Governed Behavior. 25. Pay for Performance. 26. Moral and Legal Control. (web only) 27. Maintenance. 28. Transfer. 29. Research Methods. 30. Jobs and Grad School. (web only) Glossary.show more

About Richard W. Malott

Elizabeth Trojan Suarez. Elizabeth Suarez received her BA in psychology from Michigan State University in 1993 her MA in behavior analysis in 1998 and her Ph.D. in behavior analysis in 2001 from WMU. She is progressing toward her full licensure as a psychologist in the State of Michigan and working as a Mental Health Therapist at Riverwood Center. Richard W. Malott. Richard Malott received his BA in psychology from Indiana University in 1958 and his PhD in experimental psychology from Columbia University in 1963. He taught at Denison University from 1963 to 1969 and has been teaching at WMU since 1969.show more

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