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Why behavior analysts should study emotion: The example of anxiety
Historically, anxiety has been a dominant subject in mainstream psychology but an incidental or even insignificant one in behavior analysis. We discuss several reasons for this discrepancy. We follow with a behavior-analytic ...
Hume's psychology, contemporary learning theory, and the problem of knowledge amplification
The problem of explaining the growth of knowledge has a long history among philosophers. David Hume rejected a logic of knowledge amplification and offered a psychological, rather than a logical, solution. Hume's naturalistic ...
Why it is crucial to understand thinking and feeling: An analysis and application to drug abuse
Behavior analysis has long accepted the legitimacy of the analysis of private events in a natural science of behavior. However the topic has languished as a focus of empirical research in either applied or basic arenas. ...