Courses: Learning /Behavioral Analysis (PSYCB201001)
Class Number: 1306
This course covers the basic principles of behavior, and their application to the understanding of the human condition. Topics include the distinction between closed-loop (selection by consequences) and open-loop (elicitation and adjunctive behavior) relations, the distinction between contingency-shaped behavior and behavior under instructional control, discrimination and concept formation, choice, functional analysis of verbal behavior and awareness and problem solving. Behavior Analysis is presented as a distinct research methodology with a distinct language, as well as a distinct theoretical approach within psychology.
Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1306 Div: IIL
Bryn Mawr, BYC127