Principles of Behavior

Principles of Behavior Author Richard Malott
ISBN-10 9781317345107
Year 2015-08-27
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Psychology Press
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Since the first edition of Principles of Behavior, the authors have sought to address the unique needs of students. This title has been written so that students of all levels will benefit from a solid introduction to the principles of behavior. The authors have laid the ground work for behavior analysis through an exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical concepts. Case studies and everyday examples help readers apply principles of behavior to real life.

Principles of Behavior

Principles of Behavior Author Richard Malott
ISBN-10 9781317345114
Year 2015-08-27
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Psychology Press
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Since the first edition of Principles of Behavior, the authors have sought to address the unique needs of students. This title has been written so that students of all levels will benefit from a solid introduction to the principles of behavior. The authors have laid the ground work for behavior analysis through an exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical concepts. Case studies and everyday examples help readers apply principles of behavior to real life.

Principles of Behavior

Principles of Behavior Author Richard W. Malott Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9780205959587
Year 2013-10-07
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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Helps readers understand and appreciate behavior analysis Since the first edition of Principles of Behavior, the authors have sought to address the unique needs of students. This title has been written so that students of all levels will benefit from a solid introduction to the principles of behavior. The authors have laid the ground work for behavior analysis through an exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical concepts. Case studies and everyday examples help readers apply principles of behavior to real life. MySearchLab is a part of the Malott/Trojan program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students explore behavioral analysis in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app. This title is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more.

Learning Behavior

Learning   Behavior Author James E. Mazur
ISBN-10 9781315450261
Year 2016-11-10
Pages 412
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning situations. Both classic studies and recent trends and developments are explored, providing a comprehensive survey of the field. Although the behavioral approach is emphasized, many cognitive theories are covered as well, along with a chapter on comparative cognition. Real-world examples and analogies make the concepts and theories more concrete and relevant to students. In addition, most chapters provide examples of how the principles covered have been applied in behavior modification and therapy. Thoroughly updated, each chapter features many new studies and references that reflect recent developments in the field. Learning objectives, bold-faced key terms, practice quizzes, a chapter summary, review questions, and a glossary are included. ? The volume is intended for undergraduate or graduate courses in psychology of learning, (human) learning, introduction to learning, learning processes, animal behavior, (principles of) learning and behavior, conditioning and learning, learning and motivation, experimental analysis of behavior, behaviorism, and behavior analysis.? Highlights of the new edition include: -A new text design with more illustrations, photos, and tables. -In the Media, Spotlight on Research, and Applying the Research boxes that highlight recent applications of learning principles in psychology, education, sports, and the workplace. -Discussions of recent developments in the growing field of neuroscience. - Coverage of various theoretical perspectives to the study of learning—behavioral, cognitive, and physiological. - Expanded coverage of emerging topics such as the behavioral economics of addictions, disordered gambling, and impulsivity. -New examples, references, and research studies to ensure students are introduced to the latest developments in the field. - A website at www.routledge.com/9781138689947 where instructors will find a test bank, Powerpoint slides, and Internet links. Students will find practice questions, definitions of key terms, chapter outlines, and Internet sources for additional information.

The Principles of Learning and Behavior

The Principles of Learning and Behavior Author Michael P. Domjan
ISBN-10 9781305142671
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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From habituation, classical conditioning, and instrumental conditioning to stimulus control, aversive control, and their applications to the study of cognition, this learning and behavior textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the elementary forms of learning that have been the focus of research for much of the 20th century. Applications boxes help you understand how findings from animal research relate to human learning and behavior, while neuroscience boxes offer you insights into the brain activity underlying learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Elementary Principles of Behavior

Elementary Principles of Behavior Author Richard W. Malott
ISBN-10 0130837067
Year 2000
Pages 500
Language en
Publisher
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B> A solid introduction to the principles of behavior using a clear, interesting, entertaining style with many case studies and everyday examples. This book 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. Bite sized research methods are covered throughout the chapters in the intermediate enrichment sections with a complete research methods chapter, Chapter 29, to refer to at any time. The Reinforcer, Reinforcement, Escape, Punishment, Penalty, Extinction and Recovery, Differential Reinforcement and Punishment, Shaping, Unlearned Reinforcers and Aversive Conditions, Special Establishing Operations, Learned Reinforcers and Aversive Conditions, Discrimination, Stimulus Generalization, Concept Training, and Stimulus Fading, Imitation, Avoidance, Punishment by Prevention Ratio Schedules, Time-Dependent Schedules, Concurrent Contingencies, Stimulus-Response Chains and Rate Contingencies, Respondent Conditioning, Analogs to Reinforcement, A Theory of Rule-Governed Behavior, Pay for Performance, Moral and Legal Control, Maintenance Transfer, Research Methods. For behavior analysts, psychologists and social workers, supervisors and managers.

Behavior Modification in Applied Settings

Behavior Modification in Applied Settings Author Alan E. Kazdin
ISBN-10 9781478609223
Year 2012-08-20
Pages 680
Language en
Publisher Waveland Press
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Continuing the tradition of excellence established in previous editions, distinguished researcher, practitioner, and educator Alan Kazdin integrates pioneering and recent research with discussions and examples for altering behavior and the conditions that influence their effectiveness. The Seventh Edition reflects several developments within the field of behavior modification, without diminishing an essential emphasis on applied research and intervention techniques. Kazdin has expanded and refined discussions of functional behavioral assessment, antecedent events and their influence on behavior, assessment options, ensuring the quality of assessment, data evaluation, and ethical and legal issues. New to this edition is an Appendix to guide a behavior-change project that focuses on applying the content of the book in everyday life. In addition to comprehensive coverage and lucid explanations of how assessment, evaluation, and intervention work together to improve the care of individuals, the text contains many learning-oriented features, such as chapter outlines that convey content, direction, and key points; practical examples of principles and techniques; an abundant number of tables that summarize important concepts; exercises for designing or evaluating a specific intervention or for changing a program that is not working; and a list of key terms at the end of the chapters. By completing the exercises and understanding the terms, students can master the core content of the chapters. This outstanding text enables students and professionals with varied interests to implement effective techniques with individuals and in contexts where behavior change is desperately neededin a world challenged by a wide range of social problems.

Principles of Behavioral Genetics

Principles of Behavioral Genetics Author Robert RH Anholt
ISBN-10 0080919898
Year 2009-09-21
Pages 334
Language en
Publisher Academic Press
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Principles of Behavioral Genetics provides an introduction to the fascinating science that aims to understand how our genes determine what makes us tick. It presents a comprehensive overview of the relationship between genes, brain, and behavior. Introductory chapters give clear explanations of basic processes of the nervous system and fundamental principles of genetics of complex traits without excessive statistical jargon. Individual chapters describe the genetics of social interactions, olfaction and taste, memory and learning, circadian behavior, locomotion, sleep, and addiction, as well as the evolution of behavior. Whereas the focus is on genetics, neurobiological and ecological aspects are also included to provide intellectual breadth. The book uses examples that span the gamut from classical model organisms to non-model systems and human biology, and include both laboratory and field studies. Samples of historical information accentuate the text to provide the reader with an appreciation of the history of the field. This book will be a valuable resource for future generations of scientists who focus on the field of behavioral genetics. Defines the emerging science of behavioral genetics Engagingly written by two leading experts in behavioral genetics Clear explanations of basic quantitative genetic, neurogenetic and genomic applications to the study of behavior Numerous examples ranging from model organisms to non-model systems and humans Concise overviews and summaries for each chapter

Learning

Learning Author Stephen B. Klein
ISBN-10 9781452271934
Year 2013-12-13
Pages 504
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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Incorporating the latest scholarship and applications in the field, Learning: Principles and Applications, Seventh Edition shows students the relevance of basic learning processes through real-world examples, vignettes, critical thinking questions, and applications. Acclaimed for its accessible and thorough coverage of both classic and current studies of animal and human research, the book is known for its scholarship and easy-to-read style, and the introduction of concepts and theories within the framework of highly effective pedagogical elements, the new edition has been updated and reorganized into twelve chapters to reflect recent changes in the field.

Learning and Behavior Active Learning Edition

Learning and Behavior  Active Learning Edition Author Paul Chance
ISBN-10 9780495095644
Year 2008-02-22
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR: ACTIVE LEARNING EDITION, Sixth Edition, looks at learning as an evolutionary mechanism. Chance’s book is stimulating, interactive, and filled with high-interest queries and examples. Based on the theme that learning is a biological mechanism that aids survival, this book embraces a scientific approach to behavior but is written in a lucid, clear language. The reconceived built-in workbook, which is included at the back of every text, has been pared down to be more approachable and less time-consuming for students, with a greater focus on the core concepts and vocabulary presented in the text. Probing essay questions and examples encourage students to draw connections between topics and apply the material to their own lives. Perforated pages allow professors to collect completed workbook assignments easily. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics Author N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN-10 9781305585126
Year 2016-12-05
Pages 888
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Now readers can master the principles of economics with the help of the most popular introductory book in economics today that is widely used around the world -- Mankiw’s PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS, 8E. With its clear and engaging writing style, this book emphasizes only the material that readers are likely to find most interesting about the economy, particularly if they are studying economics for the very first time. Reader discover interesting coverage of the latest relevant economic developments with real-life scenarios, useful economic facts, and clear explanations of the many ways economic concepts play a role in the decisions that individuals make every day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contingency Management in Education

Contingency Management in Education Author Richard W. Malott
ISBN-10 9780914474081
Year 2014-01-07
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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Most of the classroom discipline problems are actually created by the teacher. The way a kid can be sure of getting her reinforcing attention is by misbehaving. If you put misbehaving on extinction and provide other avenues to reinforcement, there will be no discipline problems.

Principles of Classroom Management

Principles of Classroom Management Author James Levin
ISBN-10 0133081664
Year 2015-01-15
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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The central theme of Principles of Classroom Management is the importance of the teacher-student relationship in fostering positive student behaviour and academic success. The authors focus on the critical nature of language and labelling, placing the onus on teachers to modify either their behaviour or the situation. The other pillar of Principles of Classroom Management is its up-to-date Canadian content. It reflects Canadian values through its references to current Canadian research, discussion of changes in Canadian schools, and coverage of best practices across the country. The case studies have also been revisited to ensure they reflect real, current issues in Canadian schools.

Management Principles for Health Professionals

Management Principles for Health Professionals Author Joan Gratto Liebler
ISBN-10 9781449614706
Year 2011-05-18
Pages 536
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Management Principles for Health Professionals is a practical guide for new or future practicing healthcare managers. The customary activities of the manager planning, organizing, decision making, staffing, motivating, and budgeting are succinctly defined, explained, and presented with detailed examples drawn from a variety of health care settings. Students will learn proven management concepts, techniques, models, and tools for managing individuals or teams with skill and ease. The Sixth Edition is loaded with all-new examples from real-world healthcare settings and covers many current topics such as: Emerging implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. ?A template to track the areas of impact of this major law is presented; this enables a manager to identify the topics to monitor and to prepare responses to changes as they unfold. ?Developments concerning electronic health record initiatives ?Adapting and revitalizing one s career; ?Information concerning various staffing alternatives such as outsourcing and telecommuting, and updates the material concerning job descriptions and their application. New material has been added in the section on consultant's contracts and reports. ?Patient privacy and the detection and prevention of medical identity theft, and much more."