First Course in Applied Behavior Analysis

ISBN-10: 1577664728
ISBN-13: 9781577664727
Edition: 1998
Authors: Paul Chance
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Waveland Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 485
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Paul Chance received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Utah State University. He started his career as a school teacher (grades 7-9), and has been an Adjunct Instructor at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and at Salisbury University (Maryland). Formerly, he was Book Review Editor of PSYCHOLOGY TODAY magazine, a senior fellow of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, and a member of the Association for Science in Autism Treatment advisory board.

Introduction
The ABC's of Applied Behavior Analysis Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis
Caveat: Daniel's Dictum
Mini Essay: Behaviorism and Behavior Analysis
Reprint: A Behaviorist's Feelings
Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis Behavioral Assessment
Recording Behavior Rates
Measuring the Reliability of Rate Data
Graphing Behavior Rates
Evaluating the Effects of an Intervention
Mini Essay: Measuring Behavior Change
Reprint: The Queen's Scepter
Increasing the Frequency of Behavior
Reinforcement Law of Effect
Kinds of Reinforcers
Illustrative Studies
Rules for Using Reinforcement
Problems with Reinforcement
Mini-Essay: Finding Reinforcers
Reprint: The Rewards of Coaching
Prompting and Fading Prompts
Prompting and Fading
Illustrative Studies
Rules for Prompting and Fading
Problems with Prompting and Fading
Reprint: Rules to Live By
Shaping and Chaining Shaping Defined
Illustrative Studies
Rules for Shaping
Chaining Defined
Illustrative Study
Rules for Chaining
Shaping versus Chaining
Mini-Essay: The Third Revolution
Reprint: Shaping Sight
Reprint: Chained Routine
Decreasing the Frequency of Behavior
Extinction and Differential Reinforcement Extinction Defined
Illustrative Studies
Rules for Using Extinction
Problems with Extinction
Differential Reinforcement Defined
Kinds of Differential Reinforcement
Illustrative Studies
Rules for Using Differential Reinforcement
Reprint: Extinguished Tears
Reprint: Exorcising a Witch
Punishment Punishment
Kinds of Punishment
Illustrative Studies
Rules of Using Punishment
Problems with Punishment
Mini-Essay: Questioning Punishment
Reprint: Time Out for Hallucinations
Establishing Discriminations
Discrimination Training Stimulus Discrimination
Discrimination Training
Illustrative Studies
Rules for Discrimination Training
Stimulus Control
Reprint: Attention
Generalization and Maintenance
Generalization Training Generalization
Illustrative Studies
Rules for Increasing Generalization
Reprint: A Technology of Generalization
Maintenance Maintenance Schedules
Maintenance Training
Reprint: Novel Maintenance
Modifying Respondent Behavior
Counterconditioning Pavlovian Procedures
Desensitization Training
Sensitization Training
Rules for Counterconditioning
Reprint: Old Obsessions
Ethics and the Future
The Ethics of Behavior Change and the Future of Behavior Analysis Ethics of Changing Behavior
Future of Behavior Analysis
Reprint: Right to Effective Treatment
Review and Sham Exam The ABC's
Methods
Reinforcement
Prompting and Fading
Shaping and Chaining
Extinction and Differential Reinforcement
Punishment
Discrimination Training
Generalization Training
Maintenance
Counterconditioning
Ethics and the Future of Behavior Analysis
Sham Exam Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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