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Chapter 1

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Winter

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PSYB45H3 Y Chapter 1 pg.2 Defining human behaviour Human behaviour the subject matter of behaviour modification Behaviour what people do and say; described by verbs Characteristics of behaviour Behaviour is what people dosay has one or more dimensions (frequency, intensity, duration) can be observed, described, recorded has an impact on environment (physical or social) lawful overt covert Behaviour modification the field of psychology concerned w analyzing and modifying behaviour analyzing identifying the functional relationship between environmental events and a particular behaviour to understand the reasons for behaviourto determine why a person behaved as they did modifying developing and implementing procedures to help people change their behaviour Characteristics of behaviour modification: focuses o
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