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2015-2016 Catalog

PSYC 236 Applied Behavior Analysis

An examination of the application of the principles of learning to the control of human behavior. Principles of operant and Pavlovian conditioning including, but not limited to, the concepts of reinforcement, punishment, stimulus control, and schedules of reinforcement are discussed. Students explore how these techniques may be applied in personal, therapeutic, institutional, corporate, and social settings.

Prerequisite

PSYC 110 or permission of instructor

Instructor

Allan