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Acquisition Of Problem-Solving Behavior Via Precurrent Training, Diane E. Nelles Dec 1978

Acquisition Of Problem-Solving Behavior Via Precurrent Training, Diane E. Nelles

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Conceptual Analysis Of Radical Behaviorist Epistemology, Marcia L. Bennett Dec 1978

A Conceptual Analysis Of Radical Behaviorist Epistemology, Marcia L. Bennett

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Pharmacological Effects On Aggression And Manual Responding Generated By Tail Shock In The Squirrel Monkey, Grace S. Emley Dec 1978

Pharmacological Effects On Aggression And Manual Responding Generated By Tail Shock In The Squirrel Monkey, Grace S. Emley

Dissertations

The response-independent, fixed-time delivery of electric tail shock in the squirrel monkey generated bites on a rubber hose immediately following shock delivery and manual responses on a lever immediately preceding shock. The procedure generated two temporally and topographically different responses in the single organism in a single experimental session. All responses were measured objectively via response manipulanda and recorded on cumulative recorders and counters. Nine pharmacological compounds were administered to the squirrel monkey after a stable baseline of bite and lever press responding had been established. Three stimulant compounds - d-amphetamine, caffeine, cocaine; three tranquilizer compounds - nicotine, chlordiazepoxide, chlorpromazine; and three ...


Self-Esteem And Goal Difficulty As Influences On Task Performance And Task Satisfaction, John W. Johnson Dec 1978

Self-Esteem And Goal Difficulty As Influences On Task Performance And Task Satisfaction, John W. Johnson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Descriptive Study Of Parish Clergy And Their Counseling Practices, Gregory J. Ludlow Dec 1978

A Descriptive Study Of Parish Clergy And Their Counseling Practices, Gregory J. Ludlow

Master's Theses

First paragraph:

It has been the function of societies throughout history to provide comfort and support for it's troubled members. In the past, this function was performed by the society's religious institutions.Today, as in the past, people who want solutions.to the problems they experience, or who want to gain pathways to possible solutions, look to their religion, their church organization, their clergyman, to their God. The clergymen of a community are apt to be the first professionals of that community to be consulted when the need for help is felt.


Conditioned Reinforcement: An Attempt To Replicate The Thomas Procedure With Children, Michael B. Oberlin Aug 1978

Conditioned Reinforcement: An Attempt To Replicate The Thomas Procedure With Children, Michael B. Oberlin

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Choice Procedures: Negative Reinforcement, Raul Rene De La Garza Cano Aug 1978

A Comparison Of Choice Procedures: Negative Reinforcement, Raul Rene De La Garza Cano

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Modeling And Feedback In Training Tutors, Kathleen M. Krumhus Aug 1978

The Effects Of Modeling And Feedback In Training Tutors, Kathleen M. Krumhus

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The Generalization Of Multiple-Word Response Forms Across Stimulus Conditions, James E. Nofziger Aug 1978

An Analysis Of The Generalization Of Multiple-Word Response Forms Across Stimulus Conditions, James E. Nofziger

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Choice Procedures: Positive Reinforcement, Michael Joseph Boivin Aug 1978

A Comparison Of Choice Procedures: Positive Reinforcement, Michael Joseph Boivin

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Behavior And Cost Analysis Of Two Remediation Procedures, Theodore D. Apking Aug 1978

A Behavior And Cost Analysis Of Two Remediation Procedures, Theodore D. Apking

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Comparison Of Work Samples And A Psychological Test In A Vocational Evaluation Program, Charles Dircken Aug 1978

Comparison Of Work Samples And A Psychological Test In A Vocational Evaluation Program, Charles Dircken

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Exploration And Exposition Of Factors Related To Lunar Influence On Suicides, Suicide Calls And Crisis Calls, Scott Gene Cook Aug 1978

The Exploration And Exposition Of Factors Related To Lunar Influence On Suicides, Suicide Calls And Crisis Calls, Scott Gene Cook

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Electromyographic Feedback Training On The Perception Of Locus Of Control And Accuracy Of Person Perception Of Externally Controlled Therapist Trainees, Vincent N. Scalese Jr. Aug 1978

Effects Of Electromyographic Feedback Training On The Perception Of Locus Of Control And Accuracy Of Person Perception Of Externally Controlled Therapist Trainees, Vincent N. Scalese Jr.

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Emg Biofeedback Assisted Relaxation Training Upon Problem-Solving Abilities Of Anxious Children, Mazhar Khan Aug 1978

The Effects Of Emg Biofeedback Assisted Relaxation Training Upon Problem-Solving Abilities Of Anxious Children, Mazhar Khan

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Color Preference As A Function Of Personality, Robert J. Russell Aug 1978

Color Preference As A Function Of Personality, Robert J. Russell

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Total Communication And Traditional Speech Training Methods With Hearing Noncommunicating, Severely Mentally Retarded Individuals, Michael E. Wells Aug 1978

A Comparison Of Total Communication And Traditional Speech Training Methods With Hearing Noncommunicating, Severely Mentally Retarded Individuals, Michael E. Wells

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Negative Behavioral Contrast As A Function Of Response Effort, Nile Elliott Warner Aug 1978

Negative Behavioral Contrast As A Function Of Response Effort, Nile Elliott Warner

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The Role Of Reinforcement Density In The Transfer Of Stimulus Control In A Receptive Discrimination Task, Jane Stewart Howard Aug 1978

An Analysis Of The Role Of Reinforcement Density In The Transfer Of Stimulus Control In A Receptive Discrimination Task, Jane Stewart Howard

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Need Assessment In The Community Mental Health System, William K. Redmon Apr 1978

The Role Of Need Assessment In The Community Mental Health System, William K. Redmon

Master's Theses

Introduction

The general purpose of the present paper is to analyze community mental health services in Michigan with respect to the responsiveness of the system to the target community. In order to accomplish this goal, several variables must be considered.

First, historical precedents of the current mental health system will be examined to determine the responsibilities of the system to the citizenry. Both legislative mandates and informal recommendations will be reviewed. Second, the methodologies available for community need assessment and citizen-system communication will be summarized in terms of their utility for increasing citizen control of service planning. Third, an actual ...


Employee Reactions To Job Characteristics: A Partial Replication, Artegal R. Camburn Apr 1978

Employee Reactions To Job Characteristics: A Partial Replication, Artegal R. Camburn

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Differential Temporal Onset Of Auditory And Visual Conditional Stimuli Upon Consummatory Licking Behavior Of Rats In A Discriminative Punishment Situation, Nelia Masiques Apr 1978

Effects Of Differential Temporal Onset Of Auditory And Visual Conditional Stimuli Upon Consummatory Licking Behavior Of Rats In A Discriminative Punishment Situation, Nelia Masiques

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


An Investigation Of The Role Of The Electrodermal Activity In Reduction Of Snake Phobia, Mohammad Jaafar Behbehani Apr 1978

An Investigation Of The Role Of The Electrodermal Activity In Reduction Of Snake Phobia, Mohammad Jaafar Behbehani

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Training Retarded Adults To Reinforce Work Behaviors Of Retarded Clients, A. Celso Goyos Apr 1978

Training Retarded Adults To Reinforce Work Behaviors Of Retarded Clients, A. Celso Goyos

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Modification Of Verbal Deficits Of Rural Teachers, Elizabeth Zissu Apr 1978

Modification Of Verbal Deficits Of Rural Teachers, Elizabeth Zissu

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of Behavior Acquisition And Maintenance With Conditioned Reinforcers Developed Through Pairing, Marion M. Walton Jr. Apr 1978

An Analysis Of Behavior Acquisition And Maintenance With Conditioned Reinforcers Developed Through Pairing, Marion M. Walton Jr.

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Television Advertising And Children, Vince Delange Apr 1978

Television Advertising And Children, Vince Delange

Honors Theses

Thesis begins by examining the learning and cognitive processes and development of children, followed by a history of advertising to children, then explores the traditional concerns with advertising to children. The author discusses research findings and makes recommendations regarding advertising to children.