Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures

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Cengage Learning, May 12, 2011 - Psychology - 672 pages
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This text uses the principles of behavior modification to teach the procedures of behavior modification, illustrating them with key case studies and examples. Its precise, step-by-step approach includes practical information on the technologies used to measure and record behavior changes. The book also provides numerous opportunities for students to practice, including practice tests, application and misapplication exercises, and three quizzes at the end of every chapter.
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I'm giving this textbook five stars because not only was the subject interesting, it was also easy to read for the author did not use any complicated language. Also, the questions at the end of each ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction to Behavior Modification
1
Observing and Recording Behavior
17
Graphing Behavior and Measuring Change
39
Reinforcement
61
Extinction
87
Punishment
101
Stimulus Control Discrimination and Generalization
123
Respondent Conditioning
141
Using Punishment Timeout and Response Cost
341
Positive Punishment Procedures and the Ethics of Punishment
361
Promoting Generalization
379
SelfManagement
399
Habit Reversal Procedures
417
The Token Economy
431
Behavioral Contracts
451
Fear and Anxiety Reduction Procedures
469

Shaping
159
Prompting and Transfer of Stimulus Control
177
Chaining
197
Behavioral Skills Training Procedures
217
Understanding Problem Behaviors through Functional Assessment
237
Applying Extinction
265
Differential Reinforcement
287
Antecedent Control Procedures
315
Cognitive Behavior Modification
489
Glossary
506
References
517
Name Index
541
Subject Index
549
Quizzes
1
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Raymond G. Miltenberger received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1985 from Western Michigan University. He's now the Director of the Applied Behavior analysis program at the University of South Florida after spending many years at the University of North Dakota. . He is a board certified behavior analyst. He has taught behavior modification and behavior therapy to undergraduate and graduate students. He conducts applied behavior analysis research with his students and publishes widely in the areas of habit disorders, functional assessment and treatment of behavioral disorders, and self-protection skills training. He uses behavior modification in clinical work with children and individuals with mental retardation. In adidition to spending time with his family, he enjoys running, golf, baseball, travel, and being in the Florida sunshine!

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