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Resource: Global Warming's Six Americas 2009: An Audience Segme…
This study was conducted by Yale Project on Climate Change and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication. One of the first rules of effective communication is to "know thy audience." Climate change public communication and en…
Resource: Talking with Kids: The Early Years
Even before your child can talk to you, what, how often, and how much you say to your child can have a profound impact on their language and learning abilities later. Researchers at the University of Kansas have found that the number and quality of the wo…
Resource: How to Get More People Involved in Behavior-Based Saf…
Behavior-based safety (BBS) is an effective approach to preventing occupational injuries, and its healthful influence on work cultures is spreading worldwide. However, BBS only reaches its remarkable potential when everyone in an industrial complex und…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 69-81 (2011). THE BRO…
The transparency of qualia to introspection has been given as reason for favoring a representationalist view of phenomenal character. Qualia realists, notably Block (1996, 2000), A.D. Smith (2008), and Kind (2003, 2008), have denied that qualia are transp…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 107-125 (2011/2012). …
ABSTRACT: First I comment on the reasons that motivated me to develop the approach of Methodological Dualism (MD) and Multi-Explanation Framework (MEF) and present a brief summary of its main ideas; second, I respond to the commentators' criticisms; fin…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 38, 31-48 (2010). MORALITY:…
Half a century ago, Elizabeth Anscombe reminded us that we of the West think of morality as a kind of law-viz., a moral law. As originally conceived, this law consisted of heavenly commands delivered to a favored clan and known only by the privileged few …
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 37, 135-140 (2009). DISPOSIT…
Field and Hineline use the term dispositioning to refer to the tendency to privilege spatially and temporally local entities in psychological explanation. In our commentary we offer reasons for agreeing with their claim that dispositioning is overly preva…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 37, 151-155 (2009). HOW SHA…
Field and Hineline have shown how pervasive and insidious is the tendency to make dispositional attributions, even among those who criticize the practice, and they identify a bias for models of contiguous causation as one reason for this tendency. They ar…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 34, 1-17 (2006). NATURE, NUR…
Determining the degree to which persistent human behaviors and traits are the result of genetics or environment is important for a host of theoretical reasons in psychology. This article asks whether the results of such determinations are relevant to th…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 33, 101-131 (2005). PAUL E.M…
Paul E. Meehl and B. F. Skinner, two of the foremost psychological theorists of the 20th century, overlapped at the University of Minnesota in the early 1940s when Skinner was a faculty member and Meehl was a graduate student. Though Skinner was well a…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 32, 149-166 (2004). CAUSAL T…
On a causal theory of rational behavior, behavior is just a causal consequence of the reasons an actor has. One of the difficulties with this theory has been the possibility of the "wayward causal chains," according to which reasons can cause the expec…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 32, 401-426 (2004). DOES MEA…
A common method of making a theory more understandable is to compare it to another theory that has been better developed. Radical interpretation is a theory that attempts to explain how communication has meaning. Radical interpretation is treated as an…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 31, 209-223 (2003). THE BEHA…
I distinguish three matters about which decisions have to be made in scientific activities: (1) adoption of strategy; (2) acceptance of data, hypotheses, and theories; and (3) application of scientific knowledge. I argue that, contrary to the common vi…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 29, 101-120 (2001). A CRITIQ…
This essay presents an analysis in the area of the theory of human action. Philosophers and psychologists are interested in theories of action because action defines those behaviors that are under our control as opposed to behaviors that in some sense j…
Item: Treating Eating Problems of Childrenwith Autism Spectrum …
A child’s incessant screaming, spitting, and food throwing during mealtime are enough to frustrate any parent or caregiver! Continuous resistance to eating not only leads to malnourishment, but physical and intellectual developmental be…
Item: Equivalence Relations and BehaviorA Research Story
Equivalence Relations and Behavior: A Research Story by Murray Sidman How does the work of Sidman and his coworkers on equivalence relations fit into science and into life? Why were the experiments really done (the Journals never let you tell the whole…
Item: Ethics at Work
Ethics at Work by Darnell Lattal, Ph.D. and Ralph W. Clark, Ph.D. On a personal level, everyone must answer the following question: What is my highest aspiration? The answer might be wealth, fame, knowledge, popularity, or integrity. But if integrity i…
Item: Sale - 50% reduction!A New Learning Environment
A New Learning Environmentby Harold L. Cohen & James Filipczak From the Foreword:A New Learning Environment describes a different kind of social environment in a training school. It reports an experiment in 'contingency management' under which student…
Item: Coercion and Its FalloutStudy Guide
Coercion and Its Fallout, Study Guide by James KoppOver the years, I have been writing my own questions for more and more of the material I use in my classes. . . . The students I have sent on to study under other behavior analysts have always been said …
Item: Sale - 50% reduction!Religion and Human Behavior
Religion and Human BehaviorBy William N. SchoenfeldSchoenfeld wonders why scientific Psychology has for so long ignored religious behavior when billions of people through the ages have come to practice some form of religion. To stimulate discussion, he ab…
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