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What is behaviour modification?

applied science and professional practise concerned with analysing and modifying overt and covert behaviour

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What does analysing involve in behaviour mod.?

identifying functional r/ships between environmental events and a particular behaviour to understand the reasons for the behaviour or to determine why a person behaved as he/she did

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What does modifying involve in behaviour mod.?

developing and implementing procedures to help people change their behaviour (altering environmental events)

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What are some of the characteristics of behaviour modification?

emphasis on current environmental events, precise description of target behaviour and procedures, measurement of behaviour change, de-emphasis on past, rejection of hypertheticals, behavioural principles, guided by theory

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Who created the foundation for behaviour modification?

BF Skinner

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What are the three branches of behavioural analysis?

behaviourism, experimental behavioural analysis, applied behaviour analysis

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What are the 7 dimensions of applied behaviour analysis?

applied, behavioural, analytic, technological, conceptually systematic, effective, generalisability