Behavior Modification

What It Is and How To Do It, Tenth Edition

Author: Garry Martin,Joseph J. Pear

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317345835

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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Behavior Modification,10/e assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader. The authors begin with basic principles and procedures of behavior modification and then provide readers with how-to-skills such as observing and recording. Next, the authors provide advanced discussion and references to acquaint readers with some of the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of the field. Readers will emerge with a thorough understanding of behavior modification in a wide variety of populations and settings.
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Behavior Modification

What It Is and How To Do It, Tenth Edition

Author: Garry Martin,Joseph J. Pear

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317345827

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

View: 1092

Behavior Modification,10/e assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader. The authors begin with basic principles and procedures of behavior modification and then provide readers with how-to-skills such as observing and recording. Next, the authors provide advanced discussion and references to acquaint readers with some of the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of the field. Readers will emerge with a thorough understanding of behavior modification in a wide variety of populations and settings.
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Behavior Modification in Applied Settings

Seventh Edition

Author: Alan E. Kazdin

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478609222

Category: Psychology

Page: 680

View: 1482

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.
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Behavior Modification: Pearson New International Edition

What It Is and How To Do It

Author: Garry L. Martin,Joseph Pear

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292037857

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

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For courses in Behavior Modification, Behavior Analysis, Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Management, Behavior Therapy, or The Psychology of Learning. Intended primarily for courses taken by students in fields such as Psychology, Education, Counseling, Nursing, and Social Work, this book presents a comprehensive, practical presentation of both the principles of behavior modification and guidelines for their application. This ninth edition of Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It, like its predecessors, assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader. Those who want to know how to apply behavior modification to their everyday concerns–from helping children learn life’s necessary skills to solving some of their own personal behavior problems–will find the text useful. Mainly, however, this book is addressed to two audiences: (a) students taking courses in behavior modification, applied behavior analysis, behavior therapy, the psychology of learning, and related areas; and (b) students and practitioners of various helping professions such as clinical psychology, counseling, education, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychiatric nursing, psychiatry, social work, speech therapy, and sport psychology who are concerned directly with enhancing various forms of behavioral development. As with previous editions, individuals preparing for Behavior Analysis Certification Exams will also find the text valuable. In this regard it is one of the texts recommended by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board ®.
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What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage

Lessons for People from Animals and Their Trainers

Author: Amy Sutherland

Publisher: Random House Incorporated

ISBN: 0812978080

Category: Self-Help

Page: 168

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Based on the author's popular 2006 "New York Times" article, this entertaining and life-changing guide explains how to apply the principles of exotic animal training to everyday relationship challenges--from love to work and every relationship in between.
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Aggression in Dogs

Author: Brenda Aloff

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 161781086X

Category: Aggressive behavior in animals

Page: N.A

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Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats

Techniques for Developing Patients Who Love Their Visits

Author: Sophia Yin

Publisher: CattleDog Publishing

ISBN: 9780964151840

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Dr. Sophia Yin, author of the Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook, is a veterinarian, applied animal behaviorist, author, and speaker. Her passion for animals and their proper handling and restraint led her to spend hundreds of hours on this project - a new book and instructional DVD set focused on the most humane techniques that reduce stress for people and pets. The book and DVD feature: • More than 1,600 photos that show practicing veterinarians and students how to handle dogs and cats correctly • Explanations of what vets think they’re doing right but may actually be doing wrong • Three hours of video clips with voiceover narratives that show correct and incorrect handling procedures By using this training tool, vets will: • Be able to implement the most up-to-date handling techniques • Learn how to restrain animals correctly through behavior modification that does not involve coercion, dominance, or other negative training methods • Increase efficiency because patients will willingly comply with procedures • Stop perpetuating behavior problems in patients • Create a safer environment for themselves and and their team with fewer bites, scratches, and back injuries • Improve the bond between vet, pet, and client Published by CattleDog Publishing, USA and distributed by Manson Publishing Ltd.
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Walden Two

Author: Burrhus Frederic Skinner

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780872207790

Category: Psychology

Page: 301

View: 9735

A reprint of the 1976 Macmillan edition. This fictional outline of a modern utopia has been a center of controversy ever since its publication in 1948. Set in the United States, it pictures a society in which human problems are solved by a scientific technology of human conduct.
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I'll be Home Soon!

How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety

Author: Patricia B. McConnell

Publisher: Dogwise Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 37

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How to prevent and treat Separation Anxiety. If you worry about leaving your dog home alone, both because you love your dog and your house, this book is for you. Most dogs can be left home alone during the day and lead happy, fulfilled doggy lives without destroying your house. Of course, some of them get into trouble at home when you're gone because there's so much fun stuff to do without you to stop them. But a small number of dogs suffer from a serious problem called Separation Anxiety, in which they panic at your departure and stay panicked until you return. This book is designed to help those whose dog really suffers from Separation Anxiety, to help you prevent it from developing, and to help you raise a dog with good "house manners."
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Design and analysis

a researcher's handbook

Author: Geoffrey Keppel

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132000307

Category: Mathematics

Page: 658

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The fourth edition of "Design and Analysis" continues to offer a readily accessible introduction to the designed experiment in research and the statistical analysis of the data from such experiments. Unique because it emphasizes the use of analytical procedures, this book is appropriate for all as it requires knowledge of only the most fundamental mathematical skills and little or no formal statistical background. Topics include: single- and two-factor designs with independent groups of subjects; corresponding designs with multiple observations; analysis of designs with unequal sample sizes; analysis of covariance; designs with three factors, including all combinations of between-subjects and within-subject factors; random factors and statistical generalization; and nested factors. This book lives up to its name as a handbook, because of its usefulness as a source and guide to researchers who require assistance in both planning a study and analyzing its results.
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Self-Directed Behavior: Self-Modification for Personal Adjustment

Author: David L. Watson,Roland G. Tharp

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285077091

Category: Education

Page: 432

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Achieve your life goals with SELF-DIRECTED BEHAVIOR! Featuring numerous research-based strategies, this psychology book guides you through exercises for developing skills in self-analysis and teaches you how to apply these skills in different settings. Case examples demonstrate how others have successfully used the book's techniques, including one individual who used shaping to gradually increase her ability to study, and another who learned to be more sure of himself on dates by consciously modeling a friend's confident behavior. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Ethics and Law for School Psychologists

Author: Susan Jacob,Dawn M. Decker,Timothy S. Hartshorne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470910894

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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The definitive text—completely revised—on the professional and legal standards of school psychology Fully revised and now in its sixth edition, the single best source of authoritative information on the ethical and legal issues associated with school psychological practice includes the most up-to-date standards and requirements of the profession. Citing recent legal rulings and publications as well as historical references, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists provides the most comprehensive foundation for scholarship in this area. A key reference for understanding and delivering ethically and legally sound services, the text combines the expertise of three leading professionals at the forefront of the field. Completely updated to reflect the National Association of School Psychologists' (NASP) revised 2010 Principles for Professional Ethics, the new edition of this classic text also addresses the final regulations in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the amended Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, the Sixth Edition features: New material on the management of sensitive, private student information and a revised section on privileged communication Broader coverage of ethical-legal issues in school-based intervention, including a new section on interventions in the general education classroom The latest research and professional literature related to ethics and law in school psychology Covering the ethical and legal issues that impact every school psychologist, and with numerous pedagogical features including case vignettes, end-of-chapter questions, and topics for discussion, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists, Sixth Edition is well suited for graduate students in school psychology and is a must-have resource for all practicing school psychologists, educators, and school administrators.
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Processing Under Pressure

Stress, Memory, and Decision-making in Law Enforcement

Author: Matthew Joseph Sharps

Publisher: Looseleaf Law Publications

ISBN: 193277789X

Category: Political Science

Page: 241

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NEW!! Get an understandable, practical look at the pressurized world of law enforcement and the impact of stress on mental and physical performance. *Discover the complexities of decision-making in high risk situations and prepare to improve your own decision power. *Explore how the nervous system functions under the kind of stress faced on the streets. *Analyze the impact of stress on the memories of witnesses, victims and police officers. *Filled with actual, real-world examples of how mental processes actually come into play in the field. Eye opening and Career Changing!!
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Doing Developmental Research

A Practical Guide

Author: Tricia Striano

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462524427

Category: Social Science

Page: 177

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"Subject Areas/Keywords: child development, children, developmental psychology, developmental research methods, developmental science, early childhood, infancy research, infants, parents, preschoolers, research laboratory, research studies DESCRIPTION Addressing practical issues rarely covered in methods texts, this userfriendly, jargonfree book helps students and beginning researchers plan infant and child development studies and get them done. The author provides stepbystep guidance for getting involved in a developmental laboratory and crafting effective research questions and proposals. Tips on recruiting study participants cover access issues--such as how to overcome language and cultural barriers--and include helpful sample scripts. The book offers time management strategies, pointers for organizing and communicating data, and a roadmap of the journal publication process, complete with an annotated sample article. Numerous concrete examples, checklists, worksheets, and exercises are featured. Reproducible forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size"--
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Behavioral Sport Psychology

Evidence-Based Approaches to Performance Enhancement

Author: James K. Luiselli,Derek D. Reed

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461400707

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

View: 7646

Sport psychology is a topic of growing interest. Many professionals read journals such as The International Journal of Sports, Journal of Sport Behavior, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, and The Sport Psychologist. In August 2008, Monitor on Psychology, the monthly publication of the American Psychological Association (APA), featured a special issue on sport psychology. Indeed, Division 47 of APA is devoted to "the scientific, educational, and clinical foundations of exercise and sport psychology." The North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology (AAASP) convene conferences each year to present scientific findings and new developments in a rapidly expanding field. The AAASP and other organizations also qualify professionals as certified sport and exercise psychology consultants. Finally, a visit to any bookstore will reveal the lay public’s fascination with sports, as revealed in numerous self-help books and guides to perfecting athletic performance. Behavioral psychologists have studied sport psychology for more than three decades (Martin, Thompson, & Regehr, 2004). Applied behavior analysis (ABA), in particular, has been an instrumental approach to behavioral coaching in many sports, including baseball (Osborne, Rudrud, & Zezoney, 1990), basketball (Pates, Cummings, & Maynard, 2002), figure skating (Ming & Martin, 1996), football (Ward & Carnes, 2002), golf (Pates, Oliver, & Maynard, 2001), ice hockey (Rogerson & Hrycaiko, 2002), soccer (Brobst & Ward, 2002), swimming (Hume & Crossman, 1992), and tennis (Allison & Ayllon, 1980). ABA stresses the application of learning theory principles, objective measurement of athletic skills, controlled outcome evaluation, and socially significant behavior-change. Cognitive behavior therapy, or CBT, also has been a dominant approach to psychological intervention in sports (Meyers, Whelan, & Murphy, 1996; Weinberg & Comar, 1994). CBT addresses athletic performance through cognitive-change methods combined with behavioral practice and environmental modifications. The purpose of the book described in this proposal is to compile the most recent experimental and applied research in behavioral sport psychology. Several journal articles have reviewed critical dimensions of behavioral sport psychology (Martin et al., 2004; Martin, Vause, & Schwartzman, 2005) but no book has covered the topic with an emphasis on ABA and CBT methodology and practice. Accordingly, Behavioral Sport Psychology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Performance Enhancement is a first of its kind volume.
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Behavior Adjustment Training

BAT for Fear, Frustration, and Aggression in Dogs

Author: Grisha Stewart

Publisher: Dogwise Pub

ISBN: 9781617810503

Category: Pets

Page: 212

View: 352

Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT) was developed by Stewart to rehabilitate and prevent dog reactivity. BAT builds confidence by giving dogs a chance to learn to control their environment through peaceful means. As you learn how to understand your dog and help him learn to safely get along with people, dogs, and other triggers, you will learn practical ways to keep your dog from being pushed into a reactive state in and around your home and on walks.
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Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures

Author: Raymond G. Miltenberger

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305465202

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION: PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES, Sixth Edition, uses a precise, step-by-step, scientific approach to explain human behavior. Case studies and examples illustrate key principles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Verbal Behavior

Author: B. F. Skinner

Publisher: B. F. Skinner Foundation

ISBN: 0989983900

Category: Psychology

Page: 1025

View: 8166

In 1934, at the age of 30, B. F. Skinner found himself at a dinner sitting next to Professor Alfred North Whitehead. Never one to lose an opportunity to promote behaviorism, Skinner expounded its main tenets to the distinguished philosopher. Whitehead acknowledged that science might account for most of human behavior but he would not include verbal behavior. He ended the discussion with a challenge: "Let me see you," he said, "account for my behavior as I sit here saying, 'No black scorpion is falling upon this table.'" The next morning Skinner began this book. It took him over twenty years to complete. This book extends the laboratory-based principles of selection by consequences to account for what people say, write, gesture, and think. Skinner argues that verbal behavior requires a separate analysis because it does not operate on the environment directly, but rather through the behavior of other people in a verbal community. He illustrates his thesis with examples from literature, the arts, and sciences, as well as from his own verbal behavior and that of his colleagues and children. Perhaps it is because this theoretical work provides a way to approach that most human of human behavior that Skinner ofter called Verbal Behavior his most important work.
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Behavioral Approaches to Crime and Delinquency

A Handbook of Application, Research, and Concepts

Author: Edward K. Morris,Curtis J. Braukmann

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461309034

Category: Psychology

Page: 652

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The systematic application of behavioral psychology to crime and delinquency was begun only 20 years ago, yet it has already contributed significantly to our practical knowledge about prevention and correction and to our general under standing of a pressing social problem. In this handbook, we review and evalu ate what has been accomplished to date, as well as what is currently at the leading edge of the field. We do so in order to present a clear, comprehensive, and systematic view of the field and to promote and encourage still more effective action and social policy reform in the future. The chapters in this text have been written by professionals who were among the original innovators in applying behavioral psychology to crime and delinquency and who continue to make critical contributions to the field's progress, and by a new generation of energetic, young professionals who are taking the field in important and innovative directions. The contributors have attempted to review and evaluate their areas with critical dispassion, to pro vide thorough but not overly specialized discussion of their material, and to draw implications for how research, application, and social policy might be improved in the future. For our part as editors, we have tried to foster integra tion across the chapters and to provide background and conceptual material of our own.
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International Handbook of Behavior Modification and Therapy

Second Edition

Author: Alan S. Bellack,Michel Hersen,Alan E. Kazdin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461305233

Category: Psychology

Page: 908

View: 1936

It is particularly gratifying to prepare a second edition of a book, because there is the necessary impli cation that the first edition was well received. Moreover, now an opportunity is provided to correct the problems or limitations that existed in the first edition as well as to address recent developments in the field. Thus, we are grateful to our friends, colleagues, and students, as well as to the reviewers who have expressed their approval of the first edition and who have given us valuable input on how the revision could best be structured. Perhaps the first thing that the reader will notice about the second edition is that it is more extensive than the first. The volume currently has 41 chapters, in contrast to the 31 chapters that comprised the earlier version. Chapters 3, 9, 29, and 30 of the first edition either have been dropped or were combined, whereas 14 new chapters have been added. In effect, we are gratified in being able to reflect the continued growth of behavior therapy in the 1980s. Behavior therapists have addressed an ever-increasing number of disorders and behavioral dysfunctions in an increasing range of populations. The most notable advances are taking place in such areas as cognitive approaches, geriatrics, and behavioral medicine, and also in the treatment of childhood disorders.
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