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Unformatted text preview: Areas of Application: An Overview Overview Ch. 2 Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Education – Personalized System of Instruction Identifies target behaviors or learning requirements for a course in the form of study questions Requires students study only small amounts of material before demonstrating mastery Frequent tests Has mastery criteria before going to the next level Non­punitive: not penalized for failing mastery­ restudy and try again Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Education – Personalized System of Instruction Uses proctors to score tests and provide immediate feedback. ‘Go at your own pace’ feature – Enabling students to progress through the material at rates suitable to their own abilities and time constraints. Lectures primarily for motivation and demonstration, rather than a major means of presenting new information. Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Education Behavioral Excesses – Excess socializing, out of seat behavior, aggression Behavioral Deficits – Study habits, reading, math Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Severe Problems Developmental Disabilities Autism Schizophrenia Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Self­Management of Personal Problems Assertiveness Weight control Gambling Alcohol/Drug use Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Medical and Health Care Direct Treatment of Medical Problems – Biofeedback Immediate feedback (information) on physiological processes – – – – Heart rate Blood pressure Muscle tension Brain waves Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Medical and Health Care Establishing Treatment Compliance – Keeping appointments – Adhering to medication regimes Promotion of Healthy Living – – – Exercise Eating Habits Drug/Alcohol use Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Business, Industry, and Government Community Behavioral Analysis – Littering – Recycling Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) – The application of behavioral principles and methods to the study and control of individual behavior in organizational settings Pay for Performance Total Performance Systems Areas of Application: An Overview Areas Ch. 2 Business, Industry, and Government Sports Psychology – Improving/Teaching skills – Strategies for motivation – Changing behavior of the coach – “sports psyching” to prep for competition ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course PHY 205 taught by Professor Barlly during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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