Behavior Analysis and Learning / Edition 2by W. David Pierce, W. Frank Epling
Pub. Date: 07/09/1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
This introduction focuses on basic research findings and illustrates behavior principles with everyday human examples. The Second Edition has retained the positive features of the first edition, while adding new aspects as suggested by reviewers, instructors and students. It now contains a more thorough treatment of the principles and processes of respondent conditioning, dividing its coverage into two chaptersone devoted to reflexes and simple conditioning and the other focused on compound conditioning and complex respondent processes.
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Table of Contents1. A Science of Behavior: Perspective, History, and Assumptions.
2. The Experimental Analysis of Behavior.
3. Reflexive Behavior and Respondent Conditioning.
4. Complexities of Respondent Conditioning.
5. Reinforcement and Extinction of Operant Behavior.
6. Operant-Respondent Interrelationships and the Biological Context of Conditioning.
7. Schedules of Reinforcement.
8. Stimulus Control.
9. Aversive Regulation of Behavior.
10. Choice and Preference.
11. Conditioned Reinforcement.
12. Verbal Behavior.
13. Applied Behavior Analysis.
14. Three Levels of Selection: Biology, Behavior, and Culture.
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