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257Basically Skinner was interested in all the ways we can arrange Skinner was interested in all the ways we can arrange environment to ethically produce and maintain behavior Consider the simple case of teaching your dog to sit You could say sit gently push your dog s rear down then say good and give your dog some food Eventually your dog will sit on command provided sitting sometimes produces foodIf asked to explain the dog s behavior Skinner would focus on what was done
in the environment that produced sitting This would include your saying sit the environment that produced sitting This would include your saying sit gently pushing your dog s rear down your include your saying sit gently pushing your dog s rear down your good and then feeding your dog Actually environmental events ought to be specified such as your dog being food deprived and distractive stimuli being absentBut most people have a very hard time using relations between the environment and behavior to explain behavior When asked to explain why the dog sat after the environment was so programed my students would say the dog associated food with sitting the dog was hungry the dog expected food or even the dog had learned to sit on command None of these explanations disposes us to focus on the environment I had to read this book for class and it arrived in perfect condition and it s just overall a phenomenal book but it is uite challenging If you like behavior analysis READ IT Great item item as described super fast delivery and a great book I hate this book Great book I just hate it Book came in great condition A little dense to read but if your into behavior analysis you will find it very interesting I bought it for class and was interesting to see things from a philosophical perspective I bought this for my BCBA class It arrived on time and is paperback It was perfect condition It s a great addition to anyone s BCBA classes or for general nowledge about ABA Great book and very informative especially worth reading if taking a psychology degree Would recommend buying. Of the most influential behaviorists of the 20th century and the author of Walden .
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#2 INPUT AFTER THAT HE TENDS #input after that he tends repeat himself but that does not mean he did not contribute Behaviorism is one of the stepping stones to understanding repeat himself but that does not mean he did not contribute Behaviorism is one of the stepping stones to understanding psychology The book is in poor condition A woman s name and social security number were inside cover Pages are ok to read but dirtyNot a good sell In 1958 I discovered this book while I was studying for a degree in psychology It was a completely different approach from what I was being taught At the time I could not convince my fellow students or lecturers that it was convincing and applicable than their syllabusSince then as a Counselling and Occupational Psychologist I was increasingly convinced by what Skinner wrote and in this and subseuent books where he expanded and illustrated the validity and applicability of the guidelines set out in this book Recently I bought a new copy from because my copy had fallen apart though constant usePsychology is the science that tries to identify the factors that influence and guide our thoughts feelings and actions In this book Skinner sets out clearly with numerous examples the principle that if desired actions are positively reinforced then these actions are likely to be repeated in the future On the other hand if undesired actions are negatively reinforced they are less likely to occur Negative reinforcement means undesired actions are ignored and other actions that help the person escape are positively reinforced This approach is completely opposite to punishment which tries to forcibly stop undesired action So if a child misbehaves the normal response is to tell them off threaten them with punishment or punish them Did that work when we were children or with our childrenInstead of punishment Skinner suggests we stop reinforcing undesirable behaviour by ignoring our child and waiting until they do something right Then give them the positive reinforcement of praising them and giving them of your time and The psychology classic a detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and. ,
Uggesting what they could do to get positive reinforcement from other people or themselves Our child will soon consciously or not learns to act in
ways which get positively reinforcedBetween 1953 when this book was published and 1993 when he diedwhich get positively reinforcedBetween 1953 when this book was published and 1993 when he died was himself repeatedly positively reinforced by the growing acceptance of his principles and their successful application to teaching children and adults uickly and effectively and helping individuals overcome their emotional mental and social problemsSince he wrote this book a rival approach called Cognitive Psychology claims that internal thoughts and feelings explain our external actions speech writing gestures and movements Skinner has repeatedly pointed out that the supposed internal mental way stations are explanatory fictions because they explain nothing In contrast argues Skinner all of our current actions whether external or internal speaking writing gesturing or moving are best explained by factors created when in the past these actions were reinforced We continually generate new actions which are reinforced and in turn become factors that influence and guide our future actionsI strongly recommend this book Read it and decide if his principles of positive and negative reinforcements give you useful and helpful guidelines on
understanding yourself and others This is exactly what I was looking for Im Enjoying every second of reading Iyourself and others This is exactly what I was looking for Im Enjoying every second of reading I this book for grad school Masters MS student for Applied Behavior Analysis ABA Skinner is the basis of everything we learn and its reuired reading for the curriculum On a personal note I feel its reuired reading for anyone even thinking about learning ABA not just because a school said so If you don t Minty know Skinner you don tnow Behavior Analysis This is Fred Skinner s most accessible book It ambitiously uses one set of principles to address significant aspects of human and social behavior p 334 including events that occur ben. The possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled from one.