This book is organized around the clusters of details about how behavior is controlled by its environmental antecedents and about how behavior can control its antecedents. It illustrates how to integrate environmental awareness into professional practice and design.
Part 1: The Basic Principles 1. Understanding Human Behavior: A Key to Solving 2. Some Meanings of Antecedent and Environmental Control, 3. The Context of Stimulus Control in Behavior Analysis 4. Verbal-Nonverbal Correspondence Training as a Case of Environmental Antecedents Part 2: Managing Simple but Crucial Environmental Antecedents 5. Environmental Approaches to the Development of Conceptual Behavior 6. Errorless Learning in Educational Environments: Using Criterion-Related Cues to Reduce Errors 7. Selective Eye Fixations During Transfer of Discriminative Stimulus Control 8. Evaluating the Identity Concept Using Matching-to-Sample Procedures 9. Stimulus Classes, Stimulus Sequences, and Generative Behavior 10. Use of a Preexisting Verbal Relation to Prevent the Properties of Stimulus Equivalence from Emerging in New Relations Part 3: Clinical Applications, with Emphasis on Substance Abuse and Autism 11. Nurturance Traps of Aggression, Depression, and Regression Affecting Childhood Illness 12. Behavioral Intervention in Cancer Treatment 13. Structure of Victim Engagement in Sexual Abuse 14. Stimulus Control of Drug Abuse 15. Stimulus Control Processes in Drug Taking: Implications for Treatment 16. Caffeine as a Model Drug of Abuse for the Development of Sensitive Behavioral Measures 17. The Study of Stimulus Control in Autism 18. Overselectivity in the Naming of Suddenly and Gradually Constructed Faces 19. The Environmental Antecedents of Spontaneous Social Behavior Part 4: Constructing The Whole Environment 20. Environmental Approaches to Mental Retardation 21. Ecobehavioral Approaches in Child Abuse and Developmental Disabilities Mirroring Life 22. Training Adult-Day-Care Staff 23. A Supportive Environment for old Age Part 5: Make Your Own Environment! 24. In Search of Solutions to Prompt Dependence: Teaching Children with Autism to Use Photographic Activity Schedules 25. Stimulus Manipulations: Enhancing Materials for Self-Directed Learning 26. The Emergence of Combination Therapies Intensifies the Need for Generalization Technologies