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Introduction. Instrumentation in Behavior Analysis

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
Introduction. Instrumentation in Behavior Analysis Kennon A. Lattal and Masako Yoshioka West Virginia University and Aichi University https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62309 ver más »

A Selective Look at Some Pre-Skinnerian Cumulative Recording Systems and Cumulative Records in Physiology and Psychology

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
A Selective Look at Some Pre-Skinnerian Cumulative Recording Systems and Cumulative Records in Physiology and Psychology James T. Todd Eastern Michigan University https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62310 Abstract Although the cumulative record and cumulative recorder have become closely identified with B.F. Skinner and the experimental analysis of behavior, they actually predate both. The purpose ver más »

The road from lever-press to GPS

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
The road from lever-press to GPS Elias Robles Arizona State University https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62311 Abstract B.F. Skinner developed the operant laboratory using electromechanical technology available in the 1930s. Since then, electronics and digital computers have changed the way in which events are recorded, and experiments programed and controlled. However, the essential features ver más »

Improving the Human Instrument

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
Improving the Human Instrument Kennon A. Lattal and Masako Yoshioka West Virginia University and Aichi University https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62312 Abstract In this review, Homo sapiens is considered as a scientific instrument functioning to arrange contingencies of reinforcement and punishment, and to measure the behavioral effects of such arrangements. The human’s performance as ver más »

The Skinner Box Evolving to Detect Movement and Vocalization

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
The Skinner Box Evolving to Detect Movement and Vocalization Kazuchika Manabe Nihon University https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62313 Abstract A typical Skinner box has three essential features: discriminanda, an operandum, and a device for delivering reinforcers, usually a feeder. These features correspond to Skinner’s three-term contingency consisting of a stimulus, a response, and a ver más »

An Inexpensive Method to Study Response Variability in Acquisition and Extinction of Operant Behavior

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
An Inexpensive Method to Study Response Variability in Acquisition and Extinction of Operant Behavior Iver H. Iversen University of North Florida https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62314 Abstract To examine operant response variability in detail, a lever was attached to the Thumbstick of a videogame controller, which functions as a joystick. The controller was mounted ver más »

New Technologies Applied to Operant Research: Inexpensive Photocells for the Arduino-Visual Basic Interface

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
New Technologies Applied to Operant Research: Inexpensive Photocells for the Arduino-Visual Basic Interface Rogelio Escobar and Nadia Santillán National Autonomous University of Mexico https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62315 Abstract In recent years, technological advances in electronics have been applied for designing flexible and inexpensive interfaces for recording and controlling events in operant research. One ver más »

Technology-Based Monitoring and Intervention Delivery: Expanding Behavior-Analytic Treatment to Health Behavior

Martes, Octubre 31st, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 2 Número monográfico (2017)
Technology-Based Monitoring and Intervention Delivery: Expanding Behavior-Analytic Treatment to Health Behavior Lisa M. Stedman-Falls and Jesse Dallery University of Florida https://doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v43.i2.62316 Abstract Technology-based health interventions are providing unprecedented ways to improve a range of socially significant behavior. In this article, we provide behavior analysts with an overview of technology-based platforms ver más »

EFFECTS OF EXPERIMENTER- AND PARTICIPANT-DELIVERED INSTRUCTIONS ON HUMAN SCHEDULE PERFORMANCE

Viernes, Octubre 20th, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 1 (2017)
EFFECTS OF EXPERIMENTER- AND PARTICIPANT-DELIVERED INSTRUCTIONS ON HUMAN SCHEDULE PERFORMANCE Yuka Fujii, and Hiroto Okouchi Osaka Kyoiku University Abstract The experiment examined effects of instructions on human schedule performance when providers of the instructions were persons other than the experimenter. Pressing a key by one member of each pair of ver más »

EFECTOS DE LA DEMORA DE REFORZAMIENTO SOBRE LAS RESPUESTAS MANTENIDAS CON REFORZADORES CONSTANTES Y CUALITATIVAMENTE VARIADOS

Viernes, Octubre 20th, 2017 | Categoría: Vol. 43, No. 1 (2017)
EFECTOS DE LA DEMORA DE REFORZAMIENTO SOBRE LAS RESPUESTAS MANTENIDAS CON REFORZADORES CONSTANTES Y CUALITATIVAMENTE VARIADOS Bryan E. García-González y Alicia Roca Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Resumen Se compararon los efectos de implementar una demora de reforzamiento sobre las respuestas mantenidas con reforzadores constantes y con ver más »