Oct 15, 2021  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog

ABA 710 - Conditioning and Learning


The course will provide an overview of basic behavioral processes. Presents information relating to human and nonhuman learning with a focus on the experimental analysis of behavior. Topics covered include environmental feedback mechanisms, schedules of reinforcement, establishing operations, multioperant performances, discriminative stimulus control, stimulus equivalence, rule-governed behavior, behavioral pharmacology, and remembering/forgetting. The course also focuses on research methodologies and the critical analysis of research. Students apply their skills using computer-based simulations of laboratory experiments.

(Cr: 3