Courses: Learning /Behavioral Analysis (PSYCB201001)

Spring 2012

Class Number: 1333
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.
Div: II; Approach: Scientific Investigation (SI); Haverford: Social Science (SO)

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1333 Div: II; SI ; SO

Department

Psychology (Web site)

Taught By

Neuman,Paul D.

Location

Bryn Mawr, DAL119

Meeting Times

MW 1:00pm-2:30pm