PSYC 582

PSYC 582: Behavior Modification
3.0 SH

This course reviews applications of conditioning principles to changing human behavior in clinical, educational, occupational and community settings. Selected topics include operant and classical conditioning, social learning theory, token economies, experimental design, cognitive behavior modification, aversive control, cognitive restructuring, biofeedback, and ethical issues in behavior modification. The course is designed to enable students to construct and implement behavior modification programs. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval, and an undergraduate course in learning or the equivalent.