Applied Behavior Analysis, 3rd edition

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

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This text provides an accurate, comprehensive, and contemporary description of applied behavior analysis in order to help readers acquire fundamental knowledge and skills
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. The 3rd Edition features coverage of advances in all three interrelated domains of the sciences of behavior–theoretical, basic research, and applied research–and two new chapters, Equivalence-based Instruction (Ch. 19) and Engineering Emergent Learning with Nonequivalence Relations (Ch. 20). It also includes updated and new content on topics such as negative reinforcement (Ch. 12), motivation (Ch. 16), verbal behavior (Ch. 18), functional behavioral assessment (Ch. 27), and ethics (Ch. 31). The content of the text is now connected to the BCBA® and BCABA® Behavior Analyst Task List, 5th Edition.
    
 

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

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