A comprehensive, contemporary, in-depth discussion of applied behavior analysis principles and procedures
First published in 1987, Applied Behavior Analysis remains the top-choice primary text for appropriate courses at universities in the United States and abroad with leading programs in behavior analysis. This comprehensive text – best-suited for all upper-level courses in basic principles, applications, and behavioral research methods – helps students, educators, and practitioners appreciate and begin to acquire the conceptual and technical skills necessary to foster socially adaptive behavior in diverse individuals.
The authors' goal in revising this best-selling text was to introduce students to ABA in a complete, technically accurate, and contemporary manner. Readers will appreciate the great number of citations to primary-source literature, including both classic and contemporary studies; a glossary of technical terms and concepts; graphs displaying original data from peer-reviewed research, with detailed descriptions of the procedures used to collect the data represented; and chapters written by leading scholars in the field of behavior analysis.