ABA650-01C Philosophical Underpinnings of Applied Behavior Analysis (with Andre V Maharaj)
This introductory course offers a comprehensive study of the philosophical and historical foundations of behavior analysis, with special emphasis of behaviorism, experimental analysis of behavior, and the application of applied behavior analysis Topics covered during this course include a historical perspective of behaviorism, description and environmental explanation of behavior, the science of behavior analysis, the relationship between behavior analysis and other psychological sciences and theories, as well as the major professional issues currently facing the field. Additionally, students will identify and analyze the key components of empirical research published in scholarly journals in the field of behavior analysis related to the topics in this course. This course emphasizes the tenets of behaviorism in the application of behavior analysis to interpreting and understanding everyday events.
Registration for Fall 2020 is closed.