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Applied Behavior Analysis eBook, 3rd Edition

John O. Cooper
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Applied Behavior Analysis eBook, 3rd Edition

By John O. Cooper, Timothy E. Heron, William L. Heward
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Author
John O. Cooper
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Edition
3rd
ISBN
9780134798769
Published Date
25/06/2019
Appropriate for all upper-level courses in basic principles, applications, and behavioural research methods.

This text provides an accurate, comprehensive, and contemporary description of applied behaviour analysis in order to help students 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 analysing socially important behaviour. The 3rd Edition features coverage of advances in all three interrelated domains of the sciences of behaviour–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 behaviour (Ch. 18), functional behavioural assessment (Ch. 27), and ethics (Ch. 31). The content of the text is now connected to the BCBA® and BCABA® Behaviour Analyst Task List, 5th Edition.

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Features
  • Seven chapters written by prominent scholars in behaviour analysis supply students with first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
  • New chapter - Equivalence-based Instruction (Ch. 19) — Carol Pilgrim
  • New chapter - Engineering Emergent Learning with Nonequivalence Relations (Ch. 20) — Tom Critchfield and Ruth Anne Rehfeldt
  • Updated - Negative Reinforcement (Ch. 12) — Brian Iwata and Richard Smith
  • Updated - Motivating Operations (Ch. 16) — Jack Michael and Caio Miguel)
  • Updated - Functional Behaviour Assessment (Ch. 27) — Nancy Neef and Stephanie Peterson
  • Updated - Verbal Behaviour (Ch. 18) — Mark Sundberg
  • Updated - Ethical and Professional Responsibilities of Applied Behaviour Analysts (Ch. 31) — Jose Martinez-Diaz, Tom Freeman, and Linda LeBlanc
  • Updated - Text content is related to the new 5th Edition of the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board, Inc® BCABA® and BCBA® Task List, which specifies the knowledge and skills all behaviour analysts should master.
  • The complete Task List is printed inside the front and back covers of the book for quick reference.
  • A chart at the beginning of each chapter identifies which items from the Task List are covered in that chapter.
  • An Appendix lists the page numbers where the concepts, principles, or procedures related to each item on the Task List appear.
  • Updated - More than 2,700 citations to primary-source literature, including both classic and contemporary studies, increase students’ exposure to and appreciation for the field’s rich empirical and conceptual literature.
  • Updated - A glossary of more than 500 technical terms and concepts helps students master the specialised vocabulary of applied behaviour analysis.
  • Updated - More than 150 graphs display original data from peer-reviewed research, and are often accompanied by detailed descriptions of the procedures used to collect the data represented, helping students see how the principles discussed are applied in action.
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