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|Author||: Garry Martin,Joseph J. Pear|
Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It is a comprehensive, practical presentation of the principles of behavior modification and guidelines for their application. Appropriate for university students and for the general reader, it teaches forms of behavior modification ranging from helping children learn necessary life skills to training pets, to solving personal behavior problems. It teaches practical "how-to" skills, including: discerning long-term effects; designing, implementing, and evaluating behavioral programs; interpreting behavioral episodes; observing and recording behaviors; and recognizing instances of reinforcement, extinction, and punishment. Behavior Modification is ideal for courses in Behavior Modification, Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Therapy, the Psychology of Learning, and related areas; and for students and practitioners of various helping professions (such as clinical psychology, counselling, 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 behavior development. The material is presented in an interesting, readable format that assumes no prior knowledge of behavior modification or psychology. Specific cases and examples clarify issues and make the principles real. Guidelines throughout provide a ready source to use as a reference in applying the principles.Online resources, including an instructor’s manual, are available at www.routledge.com/9780815366546.
|Author||: Garry Martin|
This book is a comprehensive, practical presentation of the principles of behavior modification and guidelines for their application. It teaches forms of behavior modification ranging from helping children learn necessary life skills to training pets, to solving personal behavior problems.
|Author||: Raymond G. Miltenberger|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
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.
|Author||: Garry Martin,Joseph J. Pear|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
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.
|Author||: Alan S. Bellack,Michel Hersen,Alan E. Kazdin|
|Editor||: Springer Science & Business Media|
The rapid growth of behavior therapy over the past 20 years has been well doc umented. Yet the geometric expansion of the field has been so great that it deserves to be recounted. We all received our graduate training in the mid to late 1960s. Courses in behavior therapy were then a rarity. Behavioral training was based more on informal tutorials than on systematic programs of study. The behavioral literature was so circumscribed that it could be easily mastered in a few months of study. A mere half-dozen books (by Wolpe, Lazarus, Eysenck, Ullmann, and Krasner) more-or-Iess comprised the behavioral library in the mid- 1960s. Semirial works by Ayllon and Azrin, Bandura, Franks, and Kanfer in 1968 and 1969 made it only slightly more difficult to survey the field. Keeping abreast of new developments was not very difficult, as Behaviour Research and Therapy and the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis were the only regular outlets for behavioral articles until the end of the decade, when Behavior Therapy and Be havior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry first appeared. We are too young to be maudlin, but "Oh for the good old days!" One of us did a quick survey of his bookshelves and stopped counting books with behavior or behavioral in the titles when he reached 100. There were at least half again as many behavioral books without those words in the title.
|Author||: Alan E. Kazdin|
|Editor||: Waveland Press|
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.
|Author||: Albert Bandura|
Dr Bandura presents basic psychological principles governing human thought and behavior within the conceptual framework of social learning. This theory emphasizes the prominent roles played by vicarious, symbolic, and self-regulatory processes in psychological functioning. Dr Bandura believes the reason for the sustained interest in this book is because it provided a unified conceptual framework within which to study diverse psychological phenomena and it specified procedures for effecting change. Behavior modification is the use of empirically demonstrated behavior change techniques to increase or decrease the frequency of behaviors, such as altering an individual's behaviors and reactions to stimuli through positive and negative reinforcement of adaptive behavior and/or the reduction of behavior through its extinction, punishment and/or satiation. Most behavior modification programs currently used are those based on Applied behavior analysis (ABA), formerly known as the experimental analysis of behavior which was pioneered by B. F. Skinner.
Behavior Modification in Mental Retardation the Education and Rehabilitation of the Mentally Retarded Adolescent and Adult
|Author||: William I. Gardner|
|Editor||: Transaction Publishers|
|Author||: Henry William Maier,William L. Mikulas|
|Editor||: HarperCollins Publishers|
Ce document propose un portrait du champ de compétence que représente la modification du comportement en incluant son application dans le milieu scolaire, les ressources résidentielles, le milieu familial, le milieu de travail et les ressources institutionnelles. Il aborde alors les pincipes fondamentaux de l'approche behaviorale tout comme les interrelations de celle- ci avec d'autres approches différentes. Il est alors question de l'évaluation et de la mise en place des objectifs de comportement, du conditionnement, des techniques aversives et du développement cognitif.
|Author||: Edwin J. Thomas|
|Editor||: Transaction Publishers|
Behavior modification has lacked operational procedures to sharpen techniques and equipment. These aspects have lagged behind the development of general principles and specialized modification techniques. This sophisticated sourcebook is devoted exclusively to the technical details of "how-to-do-it" in behavioral assessment and practice--an aspect of behavior modification that is relatively undeveloped despite its significance and that has only recently received the attention it deserves. The selections contained in this volume have been drawn from a variety of technical areas and are organized into six main parts. The first part emphasizes the importance of technology and procedure in the history of the field, and in the second part attention is given to guidelines for practice with individuals and families that may be employed with a wide variety of problems and patrons in many service settings. The next part, on interviewing guidelines and style, includes an interview guide for behavioral counseling and a general discussion of types of bias and therapist influence in behavioral assessment. Part four is concerned with observation, recording, and monitoring; and part five, on schedules and checklists, includes a variety of schedules and rating forms, including a therapist schedule for rating family verbal behavior. The last part, on instrumentation in behavior therapy, contains a chapter that is a major, comprehensive description and review of electromechanical devices applicable to behavior modification. Because the book covers procedural details, it serves not only as a sourcebook but as a volume every practicing behavior modifier, as well as researchers in behavior therapy and modification will find useful. Social workers, teachers, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, pastoral counselors, and their students will appreciate this manual covering technical information required for effective practice.
|Author||: Garry Martin,Joseph Pear|
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.
|Author||: Patti Dammier PhD|
Unlock the myth and mystery surrounding the current horse training literature. Understand the reasons that make any horse training method work. Use the effective methods developed by research scientists that created the powerful tools of behavior modification that can help trainers and riders create successful horse performance. Learn the power of behavior modification that allows any horse behavior or training method to be explained. Create reasonable, achievable lessons for your horse. Create rider aids and cues that truly reward the horse. Increase desirable horse behavior while decreasing the undesirable. Learn step-by step lessons to train horse behavior. Behavior Modification for Horses was written by a rider and trainer with over twenty-five years of experience working with the best riding masters in Europe. Patti Dammier brings the best expertise of both worlds: horse training and a professional background as an educator and researcher—an innovative approach that takes the work of scientists and explains behavior modification based on horses. It is time to move away from the trendy and quick-fix horse-training methods and learn the basic principles of behavior modification that teaches anyone to create a positive training environment and a method to obtain desirable behavior from horses.
|Author||: Stanley A. Winters,Eunice Cox|
|Editor||: Ardent Media|
|Author||: William Gardner|
In this important book, one of the most exciting and promising developments in clinical psychology-behavior modification is applied to the treatment of the mentally retarded, particularly those whose behavior poses difficult problems for institutions. Professor Gardner presents an easily intelligible yet detailed account of the concepts and practices of behavior modification and the underlying learning systems, with numerous clinical illustrations of applying specific techniques to various educational and rehabilitation problems. A thorough discussion of the inadequacies of the psychological evaluation systems normally used in education and rehabilitation is offered, along with an alternative behavior analysis approach that provides a method of translating evaluation data into treatment practices. In explaining behavior analysis, the author takes into account the limited behavioral repertoire of the retarded and environmental deficits. Individual chapters on respondent, operant, and observational learning, and a detailed discussion of a functional analysis approach to evaluation, are included. Proven behavior modification strategies are presented along with a review of related research and clinical studies. The book closes with a detailed description of a research program for the design and testing of sheltered workshop systems for the retarded and emotionally disturbed. The positive approach inherent in the belief that behavior is modifiable-even in the severely limited retarded-is in marked contrast to the pessimism of other systems of therapy, education, and training. Also, the author has concentrated throughout on making the book understandable to clinicians and students with no previous knowledge of behavior modification. Besides serving as a valuable handbook for all treatment personnel, the book can also be used as a basic text for various courses dealing with mental retardation.
|Author||: Stephen Walker|
The ability to learn is of crucial importance in human life, but understanding this ability has proved to be difficult. There have been many attempts to formulate scientific theories based on both animal experiments and human experience; and these have been applied to education and the treatment of psychological disturbance, with a certain amount of success. Originally published in 1984, this incisive guide to the research and its outcomes provides the background to one of the most debated topics in psychology today. Learning Theory and Behaviour Modification introduces the work of major figures, such as Pavlov and Skinner, which has strongly influenced theories in educational and clinical psychology, and formed the basis of the techniques known as ‘behaviour modification’. As well as giving examples of these techniques the author relates new ideas about the scope and limits of behaviour modification to recent changes in the views of learning theorists. How much can experiments on animals tell us about human psychology?
|Author||: Stephen Walker|
Cover page -- Halftitle page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- 1 Introduction to learning theory -- 2 Common factors in learning theories -- 3 Pavlovian conditioning: reflexes, expectancies and involuntary emotional associations -- 4 Goals, rewards and reinforcements -- 5 Punishment, avoidance, conflict and anxiety -- 6 Pavlov's applications of his conditioned reflex theory -- 7 Watson's applications of behaviourism to advertising and to children -- 8 Applications of stimulusresponse theories fromThorndike to Wolpe -- 9 H.J. Eysenck and behaviour therapy at the Maudsley hospital -- 10 B.F. Skinner on language and life -- 11 Plain behaviour modification: rewards and withdrawal of rewards -- 12 Behaviour therapy and cognitive behaviour modification -- Suggestions for further reading -- References and name index -- Subject index