PSY 1400: Introduction To Behavior Analysis

PSY 1400: Introduction To Behavior Analysis

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Welcome Undergrads!

Here you will find the most recent and up-to-date information about PSY 1400, Western Michigan University’s undergraduate introduction to behavior analysis course. You can access the syllabus, course procedures, Quizlet vocabulary reviews, and other resources pertaining to this class. The purpose of PSY 1400 is to introduce students to the core principles of behavior analysis and encourage them to use those principles to analyze the world around them. The text for this course is Principles of Behavior (Seventh Edition), which can be purchased at the Bernhard Center bookstore, or online.


Course Description

This is a very unique course. You will meet twice a week in a small seminar room, and your classes will be taught by Dr. Malott’s very competent graduate student instructors. You will read Dr. Malott’s book, Principles of Behavior (7th Edition), and in each class period, you will cover 1-2 chapters. Each day, you will review homework, present original examples, talk about the assigned readings, and take a quiz. This class is very fast paced, so it is important that you attend all seminars. The textbook and required coursepack can be purchased at the Bernhard Center bookstore, or online.


Required Materials

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There are 2 required materials for this class. The required textbook is Principles of Behavior (7th Edition), written by Dr. Richard W. Malott and Joseph T. Shane. (ISBN: 9780205959495, Publisher: Routledge.) There is a required course pack, your instructor will email you purchasing information prior to the start of the semester.

You can also view the first 5 chapters online!

Buy Principles of Behavior