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. BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION: PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES, Sixth Edition, also provides numerous opportunities for students to practice, including practice tests, application and misapplication exercises, and three quizzes at the end of every chapter.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Behavior Modification.
2. Observing and Recording Behavior.
3. Graphing Behavior and Measuring Change.
7. Stimulus Control: Discrimination and Generalization.
8. Respondent Conditioning.
10. Prompting and Transfer of Stimulus Control.
12. Behavioral Skills Training Procedures.
13. Understanding Problem Behaviors through Functioning Assessments.
14. Applying Extinction.
15. Differential Reinforcement.
16. Antecedent Control Procedures.
17. Using Punishment: Time-out and Response Cost.
18. Positive Punishment Procedures and the Ethics of Punishment.
19. Promoting Generalization.
21. Habit Reversal Procedures.
22. The Token Economy.
23. Behavioral Contracts.
24. Fear and Anxiety Reduction Procedures.
25. Cognitive Behavior Modifications.