Overview of Behavioral Psychology

  • Alan Poling
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series


Behavioral psychology as it exists today is a young discipline.1 Although its philosophical underpinnings have their origins in antiquity, most writers who review the historical development of the field begin their story about the turn of the present century.


Conditional Stim Human Behavior Discriminative Stimulus Operant Conditioning Conditioned Reinforcer 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Poling
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazooUSA

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