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Behavior Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 25 August 2017)

The following are resources and references on Behavior:

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Websites

Some suggested sites are:

Theory

Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies - Material on behavioral analysis and solutions

Human Behavior and Evolution Society - Group that studies the evolution of human nature

Modification

Principles for Using Behavior Modification - Listing of principles, adapted from: Changing Children's Behavior by Krumboltz, J., & Krumboltz, H., Prentice-Hall (1972)

Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Behavior modification books

Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures by Raymond G. Miltenberger; Wadsworth Publishing (2003) $91.95 - Covers basic topics like the measurement of behavior, reinforcement, punishment, and stimulus control, as well as specific procedures for establishing new behavior

Changing for Good by Dr. James Prochaska, Dr. John Norcross and Dr. Carlo Diclemente, Quill Publishers (1995) $12.95 - Explains a six-stage program for behavior modification

Behavior Coaching by Matt Pasquinilli, Scott Hall; Asian Arts Center Press (2004) $14.95 - A guide to helping your child improve his/her behavior at home, at school, and in public

Children and students

Student Behavior Issues - From the Kentucky (U.S.) Department of Education

Behavior Management Site - Good articles on managing behavior problems in children, although interface is self-promoting

Animals

Animal Behavior Society - Group that studies animal behavior; articles and links

Chimps

Prestige Affects Cultural Learning in Chimpanzees - plosone.org

Squirrels

The Effect of Approaching Humans on Squirrel Behavior - Miami University School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Science News - Squirrel Uses IR to Escape from Rattlesnake

Hookbills and parrots

Natural Encounters - Information and instruction on training parrots, as well as shows featuring trained parrots

World Parrot Trust - British organization promoting parrot conservation and welfare

The Happy Hookbill Homepage - Stories about pet birds

Got Birds Online - Pictures of pet owners' birds

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Animal behavior books

Animal Behavior by Tim Halliday (Editor); University of Oklahoma Press (1994) $19.95 - Fifteen international zoologists here contribute essays that cover just about every phase of animal life

Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach by John Alcock; Sinauer Associates (2001) $87.85 - Introductory textbook covers the mechanisms of behavior and the evolutionary causes of behavior.

The Dog's Mind: Understanding Your Dog's Behavior by Bruce Fogle, Anne B. Wilson; Howell Book House (1992) $16.95 - This informative book tells how the canine mind works

The Cat Who Cried for Help: Attitudes, Emotions, and the Psychology of Cats by Nicholas Dodman; Bantam (1999) $13.95 - Examines aggravating cat habits and undesirable behavior, and shows how modifications in such areas as diet, exercise, and environment cause remarkable improvements in the majority of problem cats

Books

You can purchase the following books from Amazon.com or your local bookstore.

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Summary

You can use these resources to find out information on behavior theory and issues.


Understand the behavior of others


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