Principles Of Behavior: Seventh Edition by Richard MalottPrinciples Of Behavior: Seventh Edition by Richard Malott

Principles Of Behavior: Seventh Edition

byRichard Malott, Joseph T. ShaneEditorRichard Malott

Paperback | November 3, 2013

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Since the first edition of Principles of Behavior, the authors have sought to address the unique needs of students. This title has been written so that students of all levels will benefit from a solid introduction to the principles of behavior. The authors have laid the groundwork for behavior analysis through an exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical concepts. Case studies and everyday examples help readers apply principles of behavior to real life.

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This book also is integrated with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board task list and serves as an excellent introduction to many of the BACB tasks.

Richard Malott, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University and a member of the behavior analysis faculty. His research focuses on autism and organizational behavior management. Malott has presented in thirteen countries and has received two Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards. He also received the ...
Title:Principles Of Behavior: Seventh EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 11 × 8.65 × 1 inPublished:November 3, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205959490

ISBN - 13:9780205959495

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Table of Contents

Basic Behavioral Contingencies

Chapter 1:                 The Reinforcer (Positive Reinforcer)

Chapter 2:                 Reinforcement (Positive Reinforcement)

Chapter 3:                 Escape (Negative Reinforcement)

Chapter 4:                 Punishment (Positive Punishment)

Chapter 5:                 Penalty (Negative Punishment) 

Chapter 6:                 Extinction (Following Reinforcement) and Recovery (Following Punishment)

Chapter 7:                 Differential Reinforcement and Differential Punishment  

Chapter 8:                 Shaping  


Chapter 9:                 Unlearned  Reinforcers, Unlearned Aversive Stimuli, (Unconditioned Reinforcers, Unconditioned Punishers) and the Motivating Operation  

Chapter 10:                           Special Motivating Operations

Chapter 11:               Learned Reinforcers and Learned Aversive Stimuli (Conditioned Reinforcers and Conditioned Punishers)

Stimulus Control

Chapter 12:               Discrimination

Chapter 13:               Complex Stimulus Control

Chapter 14:               Imitation

Complex Behavioral Contingencies

Chapter 15:               Avoidance

Chapter 16:               Punishment by Prevention (Differential Reinforcement of Other Behavior-- DRO)

Chapter 17:               Ratio Schedules

Chapter 18:               Interval Schedules

Chapter 19:               Concurrent Contingencies

Chapter 20:               Behavioral Chains and Differential Reinforcement of Low Rate

Respondent Conditioning

Chapter 22:               Rule-Governed Behavior: Concepts

Chapter 23:               Rule-Governed Behavior: Applications

Chapter 24:               Rule-Governed Behavior: Theory

Chapter 25:               Pay for Performance  

Chapter 26A:            Sexuality (now on 

Chapter 26B:            Moral and Legal Control (now on

Behavioral Stability Across Time and Space

Chapter 27:               Maintenance

Chapter 28:            Transfer

Research Methods

Chapter 29:               Research Methods  

Jobs and Grad School

Chapter 30:               Jobs and Grad School (now on    

Editorial Reviews

"As always, Malott's tone and writing style is very engaging. The storytelling examples are always very good for flushing out difficult concepts. My students love this text in general because of his unique approach." - Lawrence Venuk, Naugatuck Valley Community College   "It is by far the most user friendly text on this topic I have seen. It introduces new material in a understandable, gradual manner [with] Realistic case studies." - Sherman Sowby , Brigham Young University   "Outstanding mastery and competence of every level of behavior analysis, from experimental, to applied, to theoretical. Dick Malott is the heir apparent to B. F. Skinner today." - David Feeney, Strayer University