ISBN-10:
053459994X
ISBN-13:
2900534599941
Pub. Date:
07/05/2005
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Principles of Everyday Behavior Analysis (with Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

Principles of Everyday Behavior Analysis (with Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

by L. Keith Miller
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Overview

This revision of Miller's successful text has been extensively field tested, and is ideal for the freshman/sophomore level Behavioral Modification or Applied Behavior Analysis course. Light-hearted, yet comprehensive, this text uses generalization programming to teach students how to apply behavioral concepts to complex everyday situations. The author introduces, defines, and illustrates each behavior modification concept and then immediately engages students with recall questions and vignettes that show students how to apply concepts to the real world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900534599941
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/05/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

L. Keith Miller earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in Sociology and is currently a professor of Human Developments at the University of Kansas. Dr. Miller's research interests concentrate on applied behavioral analysis.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Science of Learning and the Technology of Education. UNIT I: THE BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH STRATEGY. 1. Introduction to Everyday Behavior Analysis. 2. Definitions of Everyday Behaviors. 3. Methods for the Observation of Everyday Behaviors. 4. Reliability and Validity of Everyday Observations. 5. Experimental Design for Studying Everyday Behavior. 6. Visual Analysis of Behavioral Experiments. 7. Review of Behavioral Methods. UNIT II: THE REINFORCEMENT CONTROL STRATEGY. 8. Reinforcement of Everyday Behaviors. 9. Extinction of Everyday Behaviors. 10. Differential Reinforcement of Everyday Behaviors. 11. Shaping Everyday Behaviors. 12. Reinforcer Effectiveness. 13. Ratio Schedules. 14. Interval Schedules of Reinforcement. 15. Review of Reinforcement. UNIT III: THE STIMULUS CONTROL STRATEGY. 16. Stimulus Discrimination and Everyday Behavior. 17. Generalization Training of Everyday Behaviors. 18. Programming and Fading. 19. Imitation and Instructions. 20. Conditioned Reinforcers and Everyday Situations. 21. Review of Stimulus Control. UNIT IV: THE AVERSIVE CONTROL STRATEGY. 22. Punishment by Contingent Stimulation. 23. Punishment by Contingent Withdrawal. 24. Negative Reinforcement. 25. Review of Aversive Control.

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