Class Notes (839,434)
Canada (511,348)
Psychology (7,818)
PSYB45H3 (337)
Lecture

Ch 1 notes

3 Pages
117 Views

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Description
Behavior modification (BM) Chapter 1 BM is concerned with modifying and analyzing human behavior analyzing is to identify the functional relationship between environmental events and a particular behavior aka why the behavior occurred modifying is to develop and implement procedures to help people change their behavior. BMs goal is to improve a certain aspect of a persons life Characteristics of BM: 1) focus on behavior: designed to change behavior not personal traits. BM de-emphasizes labeling. Behavioral excesses & deficits are targets for change with BM. The behavior to be modified is called the target behavior. Behavioral excess: is an undesirable target behavior the person wants to decrease in frequency, intensity or duration ie smoking behavioral deficit: a desirable target behavior the person wants to increase in frequency, intensity or duration ie exercise 2) procedures based on behavioral principles: experimental analysis behavior: the scientific study of behavior also called behavior analysis. Applied behavior analysis: the scientific study of human behavior, also called experimental analysis
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit