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Experimental analysis of behaviour and its application in clinical and nonclinical problems.
|Paper title||Behaviour Analysis|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$673.90|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,981.97|
- PSYC 465
- Admission requires an average grade of at least B+ in 300-level PSYC papers and satisfactory performance in PSYC311.
Students who have been provisionally admitted to the Clinical Psychology Training Programme are required to take PSYC 401-406, each of which is a 10-point single-semester paper. PSYC 402-406 are for clinical students only.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Psychology's website
- Teaching staff
- Dr Brent Alsop
- Paper Structure
- This paper introduces the principles and methodology of applied and experimental behaviour
analysis. The paper features lectures covering:
- Behavioural approaches and small-N research
- Classical conditioning
- Contiguity and contingency
- Antecedent influences
- Decreasing behaviour
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will develop an understanding of the principles and concepts of behaviour analysis and their application in applied settings.