Applied Behavior Analysis, 3rd edition

Published by Pearson (July 14, 2021) © 2020

  • John O. Cooper The Ohio State University
  • Timothy E. Heron The Ohio State University
  • William L. Heward The Ohio State University

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Applied Behavior Analysis
Published 2021

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ISBN-13: 9780134752556
Applied Behavior Analysis
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Applied Behavior Analysis provides a comprehensive, contemporary overview of applied behavior analysis that helps students acquire fundamental knowledge and skills. The authors present an in-depth discussion of the field, offering a complete description of the principles and procedures for changing and analyzing socially important behavior.

The 3rd Edition covers advances in all 3 interrelated domains of the sciences of behavior: theoretical, basic research and applied research. A pair of new chapters covers equivalence-based instruction and engineering emergent learning with nonequivalence relations. The content of the text is now connected to the BCBA® and BCABA® Behavior Analyst Task List, 5th Edition.

PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND BASIC CONCEPTS
1. Definition and Characteristics of Applied Behavior Analysis
2. Basic Concepts and Principles

PART 2: SELECTING, DEFINING, AND MEASURING BEHAVIOR
3. Selecting and Defining Target Behaviors
4. Measuring Behavior
5. Improving and Assessing the Quality of Behavioral Measurement

PART 3: EVALUATING AND ANALYZING BEHAVIOR CHANGE
6. Constructing and Interpreting Graphic Displays of Behavioral Data
7. Analyzing Behavior Change: Basic Assumptions and Strategies
8. Reversal and Multielement Designs
9. Multiple Baseline and Changing Criterion Designs
10. Planning and Evaluating Applied Behavior Analysis Research

PART 4: REINFORCEMENT
11. Positive Reinforcement
12. Negative Reinforcement
13. Schedules of Reinforcement

PART 5: PUNISHMENT
14. Positive Punishment
15. Negative Punishment

PART 6: ANTECEDENT VARIABLES
16. Motivating Operations
17. Stimulus Control

PART 7: VERBAL BEHAVIOR
18. Verbal Behavior

PART 8: DEVELOPING NEW BEHAVIOR
19. Equivalence-based Instruction
20. Engineering Emergent Learning with Nonequivalence Relations
21. Imitation, Modeling, and Observational Learning
22. Shaping
23. Chaining

PART 9: DECREASING BEHAVIOR WITH NONPUNISHMENT PROCEDURES
24. Extinction
25. Differential Reinforcement
26. Antecedent Interventions

PART 10: FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT
27.Functional Behavior Assessment

PART 11: SPECIAL APPLICATIONS
28. Token Economy, Group Contingencies, and Contingency Contracting
29. Self-Management

PART 12: PROMOTING GENERALIZED BEHAVIOR CHANGE
30. Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior Change

PART 13: ETHICS
31. Ethical and Professional Responsibilities of Applied Behavior Analysts

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