Principles of Behavior - Richard W. Malott

Principles of Behavior

; Kelly T. Kohler

Known for both its narrative style and scientific rigor, Principles of Behavior is the premier introduction to behavior analysis. Through an exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical concepts, the authors summarize the key conversations in the field. Les mer
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Known for both its narrative style and scientific rigor, Principles of Behavior is the premier introduction to behavior analysis. Through an exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical concepts, the authors summarize the key conversations in the field. They bring the content to life using humorous and engaging language and show students how the principles of behavior relate to their everyday lives. The text's tried-and-true pedagogy make the content as clear as possible without oversimplifying the concepts. Each chapter includes study objectives, key terms, and review questions that encourage students to check their understanding before moving on, and incorporated throughout the text are real-world examples and case studies to illustrate key concepts and principles.





This edition features some significant organizational changes: the respondent conditioning chapter is now Chapter 1, a general introduction to operant conditioning is now covered in Chapters 2 and 3, and the introduction to research methods is now covered in Chapter 4. These changes were made to help instructors prepare students for starting a research project at the beginning of the course. Two new chapters include Chapter 5 on the philosophy supporting behavior analysis, and Chapter 24 on verbal behavior that introduces B.F. Skinner's approach and terminology. This edition also features a new full-color design and over 400 color figures, tables, and graphs.





Principles of Behavior is an essential resource for both introductory and intermediate courses in behavior analysis. It is carefully tailored to the length of a standard academic semester and how behavior analysis courses are taught, with each section corresponding to a week's worth of coursework. The text can also function as the first step in a student's journey into becoming a professional behavior analyst at the BA, MA, or PhD/EdD level. Each chapter of the text is integrated with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) task list, serving as an excellent primer to many of the BACB tasks.


The text is supported by a set of PowerPoint slides with figures, tables, and graphs for every chapter and a robust test bank with multiple choice, fill in the blank, matching, and short answer questions for every chapter for a total of over 1,500 questions.
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Forlag: Routledge
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 492
ISBN: 9781138038493
Utgave: 8. utg.
Format: 28 x 21 cm
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Preface


Part I: Respondent Conditioning


Chapter 1 Respondent Conditioning


Part II: Operant Conditioning


Chapter 2 Operant Conditioning for Dummies Part I


Chapter 3 Operant Conditioning for Dummies Part II


Part III: Methodology and Philosophy


Chapter 4 Research Methods


Chapter 5 The Philosophy Supporting Behavior Analysis


Part IV: Reinforcement


Chapter 6 Positive Reinforcement


Chapter 7 Negative Reinforcement


Part V: Punishment


Chapter 8 Positive Punishment


Chapter 9 Negative Punishment


Part VI: Extinction and Related Processes


Chapter 10 Extinction and Recovery


Chapter 11 Differential Reinforcement and Differential Punishment


Part VII: Motivation


Chapter 12 Unconditioned and Conditioned Reinforcers and Punishers


Chapter 13 Motivating Operations


Part VIII: Stimulus Control


Chapter 14 Basic Stimulus Control


Chapter 15 Complex Stimulus Control


Part IX: Complex Processes I


Chapter 16 Imitation


Chapter 17 Avoidance


Part X: Complex Processes II


Chapter 18 Shaping


Chapter 19 Behavioral Chains


Part XI: Schedules of Reinforcement


Chapter 20 Ratio Schedules


Chapter 21 Time-Based Schedules


Part XII: Complex Processes III


Chapter 22 Concurrent Contingences


Chapter 23 Maintenance and Transfer


Part XIII: Verbal Behavior


Chapter 24 Verbal Behavior


Part XIV: Rule-Governed Behavior


Chapter 25 Rule-Governed Behavior: Concepts and Applications


Chapter 26 Rule-Governed Behavior: Theory


Chapter 27 Thanks
Richard W. Malott taught and did research in experimental analysis, higher education, autism, and organizational behavior management. He was a co-founder of the Behavior Analysis program at Western Michigan University (WMU) and a co-founder of Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). He has received two Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards, WMU’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and ABAI’s Award for Public Service in Behavior Analysis.





Kelly T. Kohler earned her PhD at Western Michigan University (WMU) under the mentorship of Dr. Malott. Following graduation, she joined the faculty at WMU. During her time there, she helped oversee the Behavior Analysis Training System (BATS) lab, which specialized in training students to become practitioners with a solid foundation in the science of human behavior. She also helped start the Kalamazoo Autism Center. Her areas of interest include autism and other developmental disabilities, verbal behavior and generative language, teaching behavior analysis, and training practitioners.