Behaviorism: B. F. Skinner, Operant Conditioning, Radical Behaviorism, Behavior Analysis of Child Development

Overview

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Operant Conditioning, Radical Behaviorism, Behavior Analysis of Child Development, Professional Practice of Behavior Analysis, Applied Behavior Analysis, Verbal Behavior, Neurofeedback, Behaviour Therapy, Behavioral Momentum, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Los Horcones, Brainwave Entrainment, Single-Subject Design, ...

See more details below
Paperback
$24.41
BN.com price
(Save 3%)$25.24 List Price
Sending request ...

More About This Book

Overview

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Operant Conditioning, Radical Behaviorism, Behavior Analysis of Child Development, Professional Practice of Behavior Analysis, Applied Behavior Analysis, Verbal Behavior, Neurofeedback, Behaviour Therapy, Behavioral Momentum, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Los Horcones, Brainwave Entrainment, Single-Subject Design, Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Behavioral Engineering, Behavioral Activation, Sensitization, Taste Aversion, William James Lectures, Task Analysis, Operant Conditioning Chamber, Single-Subject Research, Reciprocal Determinism, Purposive Behaviorism, Cue Reactivity, Covert Conditioning, Functional Psychology, Behavioral Geography, Mand, Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales, Equipotentiality, the Behavior of Organisms, Premack's Principle, Social Disruption, Functional Analysis, Generality, Naturalistic Observation, Pair by Association, Rate of Response, Rate of Reinforcement. Excerpt: Child development in behavior analytic theory has origins in John B. Watson's behaviorism. Watson wrote extensively on child development and conducted research (see Little Albert experiment). Watson was instrumental in the modification of William James' stream of consciousness approach to construct a stream of behavior theory. Watson also helped bring a natural science perspective to child psychology by introducing objective research methods based on observable and measurable behavior. Following Watson's lead, B.F. Skinner further extended this model to cover operant conditioning and verbal behavior. In doing this, Skinner's radical behaviorism focused the science on private events such as thinking and feeling and how they are shaped by interacting with the environment. Bijou (1955) was the first to bring this approach to human children. In t... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=16196899

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781157363224
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/30/2010
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)