Applied Behavior Analysis, 3rd edition

  • John O. Cooper
  • Timothy E. Heron
  • William L. Heward

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Overview

Applied Behavior Analysis provides a comprehensive, in-depth discussion of the field, offering a complete description of the principles and procedures for changing and analyzing socially important behavior.

Table of contents

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

Published by Pearson (July 25th 2019) - Copyright © 2020