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Handbook of Research Methods in Human Operant Behavior : NATO Science Series B - Kennon A. Lattal

Handbook of Research Methods in Human Operant Behavior

NATO Science Series B

By: Kennon A. Lattal (Editor), Michael Perone (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st August 1998
ISBN: 9780306456688
Number Of Pages: 669

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A host of special methodological issues arise in any discussion of research on human behavior. This practical new volume addresses many of those questions with 19 superb contributions from leading experts in the field. The text evaluates specific strategies and techniques used in laboratory settings, including - reinforcement and punishment - stimulus control - behavioral pharmacology - and methodologies concerning verbal and social behavior, among others. The book includes 135 illustrations and a notable Appendix that offers the APA's ethical guidelines for research with human subjects.

The Experimental Analysis of Human Operant Behaviorp. 3
The Human Subjectp. 15
Experimental Design and Analysis in the Laboratory Study of Human Operant Behaviorp. 45
Reinforcement: Schedule Performancep. 95
Choice and Self-Controlp. 131
Negative Reinforcement and Punishmentp. 163
Stimulus-Control Proceduresp. 193
Stimulus Equivalencep. 229
Remembering and Forgettingp. 263
Psychophysics: Methods and Analyses of Signal Detectionp. 291
Behavioral Processes of Infants and Young Childrenp. 325
The Verbal Governance of Behaviorp. 371
The Taxonomy of Verbal Behaviorp. 405
Self-Report Methodsp. 435
Social Behaviorp. 471
Establishment of a Laboratory for Continuous Observation of Human Behaviorp. 509
Laboratory Methods in Human Behavioral Ecologyp. 541
Human Behavioral Pharmacology: An Overview of Laboratory Methodsp. 579
Self-Experimentationp. 619
Ethical Guidelines in Research with Humansp. 657
Indexp. 663
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ISBN: 9780306456688
ISBN-10: 0306456680
Series: NATO Science Series B
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 669
Published: 31st August 1998
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.42