The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 167–169 | Cite as

Analysis of Complex Human Behavior: A Reply to Staats

In Response


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of North DakotaGrand ForksUSA

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