geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Behavior-analytic approaches to self-awareness


, : Behavior-analytic approaches to self-awareness. Psychological Record 47(2): 181-200

The current paper provides an overview of behavior-analytic approaches to self-awareness. Skinner (1974) argued that the phenomenon of self-awareness is produced, in large part, by those social contingencies that reinforce discrimination of the organism's own behavior. This view of self-awareness is supported by a range of empirical studies that successfully established self-discrimination performances in both nonhuman and human subjects. Recent developments in basic, applied, and conceptual analyses are currently extending Skinner's behavior-analytic definition of self-awareness. The current paper focuses on a relational frame interpretation of human self-discrimination.

US$29.90


Other references

Harijaona, V.; Ramambason, J.D.; Morisset, R.; Rasamindrakotroka, A.; Ravaoarinoro, M., 2010: Prevalence of and risk factors for sexually-transmitted infections in hidden female sex workers. We wanted to determine the age-specific prevalence of selected sexually transmitted infections while assessing the risk factors among hidden female sex workers (HFSW). One hundred HFSW over 15 years of age were recruited in an impoverished area of...

Bernhards, R.C.; Marsden, A.E.; Esher, S.K.; Yahr, T.L.; Schubot, F.D., 2013: Self-trimerization of ExsD limits inhibition of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa transcriptional activator ExsA in vitro. The opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa ranks among the leading causes of nosocomial infection. The type III secretion system (T3SS) aids acute Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection by injecting potent cytotoxins into host cells to suppress t...

Derwent, R.G.; Ryall, D.B.; Jennings, S.G.; Spain, T.G.; Simmonds, P.G., 2001: Black carbon aerosol and carbon monoxide in European regionally polluted air masses at Mace Head, Ireland during 1995-1998. Continuous measurements of black carbon aerosol (BCA) at the Mace Head Atmospheric Research Station on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Ireland show the occurrence of dramatically elevated concentrations when regionally polluted air masses are advected...

Davis, H.J., 1909: Carcinoma and Syphilis of the Larynx. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine 2(Laryngol Sect): 46-47

Lazarus H.J., 1972: Private relief under the refuse act. Environmental Affairs 2(1): 250-270

Rothenburber, W., 1969: Labor problems in agriculture. Landtechnik 24 (1 2) 2-4

Pajor, A.; Szarvas, Z.; Sotonyi, P., 1992: Pregnancy in primary liver carcinoma. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 38(3): 235-236

Diener, W., 1966: Accident and formation of renal calculi. Monatsschrift für Unfallheilkunde, Versicherungs-, Versorgungs- und Verkehrsmedizin 69(8): 386-389

Nieboer, G.L.; Schutte, H.K., 1987: The Groningen button: results of in vivo measurements. Revue de Laryngologie - Otologie - Rhinologie 108(2): 121-122

Ainbinder, J.G.; Blanchard, L.W.; Singer, G.H.; Sullivan, M.E.; Powers, L.K.; Marquis, J.G.; Santelli, B., 1998: A qualitative study of Parent to Parent support for parents of children with special needs. Consortium to evaluate Parent to Parent. To examine qualitatively the experiences of parents participating in Parent to Parent programs. Twenty-four parents of children with special needs, a subset of subjects in a larger quantitative study, participated in a semi-structured telephone in...