What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage: Lessons for People from Animals and Their Trainers

Random House Trade Paperbacks - Used book in Good Condition. What started as a goofy experiment had such good results that Sutherland began using the training techniques with all the people in her life, her friends, her students, including her mother, even the clerk at the post office. Full of fun facts, hilarious anecdotes, fascinating insights, Love, and practical tips, What Shamu Taught Me About Life, and Marriage reveals the biggest lesson Sutherland learned: The only animal you can truly change is yourself.

. While observing trainers of exotic animals, she noticed that not only did her twelve-year-old marriage improve, Scott? As Sutherland put training principles into action, journalist Amy Sutherland had an epiphany: What if she used their techniques with the human animals in her own life–specifically her dear husband, but she herself became more optimistic and less judgmental.





The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World

Prometheus - Recognition included coverage in the international scientific journal Nature, The Scientist magazine, and Science News.  . The award-winning book received advance praise from well-known experts in genetics, neuroscience, behavior analysis, and economics, as well as in psychology, and animal training. Actions have consequences--and the ability to learn from them revolutionized life on earth.

While it's easy enough to see that consequences are important where would we be without positive reinforcement?, few have heard there's a science of consequences, with principles that affect us every day. Despite their variety, consequences appear to follow a common set of scientific principles and share some similar effects in the brain--such as the "pleasure centers.

The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World - Nature and nurture always work together, and scientists have demonstrated that learning from consequences predictably activates genes and restructures the brain. Applications are everywhere--at home, at work, and at school, and that's just for starters. Individually and societally, for example, self-control pits short-term against long-term consequences.

Ten years in the making, from parenting to politics, The Science of Consequences tells a tale ranging from genetics to neurotransmitters, from emotion to language, taking an inclusive interdisciplinary approach to show how something so deceptively simple can help make sense of so much.





How to Think Like a Behavior Analyst: Understanding the Science That Can Change Your Life

Routledge - In question and answer format, the text thoroughly covers 50 frequently asked questions about behavior analysis in an educational and entertaining manner. It was developed out of questions raised by students in behavior analysis classes over the last 35 years, as well as questions raised by consumers of behavior analysis services.

This text is written for all professionals concerned with behavior, parents, teachers, including undergraduate students in psychology and behavior analysis, employers, and employees. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Practical, this book addresses basic questions such as how behavior analysis is different from psychotherapy, clear, what analysis involves, and direct, and the meaning of evidence-based treatment.

How to Think Like a Behavior Analyst: Understanding the Science That Can Change Your Life - How to think like a behavior Analyst is a revolutionary resource for understanding complex human behavior and making potentially significant quality of life improvements. The book can easily be used as a supplement to primary texts in introductory psychology courses, and the exercises that follow each question can be used to stimulate lively discussion in role-play and other active learning situations.

To a behavior analyst, human behavior is largely learned and subject to change if the right variables are put into play. This is an empowering outlook, providing an opportunity for individuals to analyze the actions of those around them and an understanding of why others exhibit such behavior. A chapter on applications presents tips on using behavioral procedures to improve lives and deal with others, and articulates how behavioral procedures are used in community settings.

Behavior analysts offer a worldview of the human condition different than almost any other professional perspective.





25 Essential Skills and Strategies for the Professional Behavior Analyst: Expert Tips for Maximizing Consulting Effectiveness

Routledge - Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. This book is organized around those five areas, with a total of 25 specific skills presented within those topics. Every behavior analyst, whether seasoned or beginning, should have this book. 25 essential skills & strategies for the Professional Behavior Analyst is a much needed guidebook for behavior analysts who want to become successful at consulting.

Routledge. Jon bailey and mary burch present five basic skills and strategy areas that professional behavior analysts need to acquire.





The Nurture Effect: How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives and Our World

New Harbinger Publications - If you want to know how you can help create a better world, read this book. What if there were a way to prevent criminal behavior, and violence? written by behavioral scientist Tony Biglan, poverty, mental illness, and based on his ongoing research at the Oregon Research Institute, drug abuse, The Nurture Effect offers evidence-based interventions that can prevent many of the psychological and behavioral problems that plague our society.

For decades, behavioral scientists have investigated the role our environment plays in shaping who we are, improve cognitive development in our children, and their research shows that we now have the power within our own hands to reduce violence, increase levels of education and income, and even prevent future criminal behaviors.

Routledge. By cultivating a positive environment in all aspects of society―from the home, interests, happy, assets, and habits needed to live healthy, to the classroom, and beyond―we can ensure that young people arrive at adulthood with the skills, and productive lives. The nurture effect details over forty years of research in the behavioral sciences, as well as the author’s own research.

The Nurture Effect: How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives and Our World - A fascinating look at the evolution of behavioral science, the revolutionary way it’s changing the way we live, and how nurturing environments can increase people’s well-being in virtually every aspect of our society, from early childhood education to corporate practices. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

. Biglan illustrates how his findings lay the framework for a model of societal change that has the potential to reverberate through all environments within society.





Behavior Modification

Routledge - Pearson. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. The authors begin with basic principles and procedures of behavior modification and then provide readers with how-to-skills such as observing and recording. A balanced presentation of the principles and tactics of behavior modification Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It, 10/e assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader.

Routledge. Next, the authors provide advanced discussion and references to acquaint readers with some of the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of the field. Readers will emerge with a thorough understanding of behavior modification in a wide variety of populations and settings.





Ethics for Behavior Analysts, 3rd Edition

Routledge - Routledge. This third edition improves upon what has become a go-to resource for behavior analysts in training and in practice. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. The complete, revised bACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code is included as an appendix. Pearson. Featured in this new edition are case studies drawn from the author’s real-world practice with hints to guide readers toward the ethical ‘solution’ and revised chapters, including how this new edition evolved alongside the revised Code and tips for succeeding in your first job as a certified behavior analyst.

This fully-updated third edition of jon bailey and mary burch’s bestselling Ethics for Behavior Analysts is an invaluable guide to understanding and implementing the newly-revised Behavior Analyst Certification Board BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code. Routledge.





Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition

Pearson - Routledge. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. This comprehensive text, educators, and behavioral research methods, applications, helps students, appropriate for courses in basic principles, and practitioners appreciate and begin to acquire the conceptual and technical skills necessary to foster socially adaptive behavior in diverse individuals.

Pearson. Applied behavior analysis provides a complete description of the principles and procedures needed to systematically change socially significant behavior and to understand the reasons for that change. Routledge.





Learning and Behavior

Cengage Learning - Based on the theme that learning is a biological mechanism that aids survival, this book embraces a scientific approach to behavior but is written in clear, engaging, and easy-to-understand language. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Learning and behavior, seventh edition, is stimulating and filled with high-interest queries and examples.

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Applied Behavior Analysis

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Principles of Behavior: Seventh Edition

Psychology Press - To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app. Routledge. Routledge. This title is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Used book in Good Condition. The authors have laid the ground work for behavior analysis through an exploration of experimental, applied, and theoretical concepts.

Case studies and everyday examples help readers apply principles of behavior to real life. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students explore behavioral analysis in even greater depth. This title has been written so that students of all levels will benefit from a solid introduction to the principles of behavior.

Principles of Behavior: Seventh Edition - Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, Amazon, CourseSmart, and more. Pearson. Helps readers understand and appreciate behavior analysis   Since the first edition of Principles of Behavior, the authors have sought to address the unique needs of students.

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Mysearchlab is a part of the Malott/Trojan program.