Behaviour modification theory: From research to student behaviour guidance

Yuk Ching LEE-MAN

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

This chapter aims to introduce the development and the key ideas of B. F. Skinner’s behaviour therapy, including the theory of conditioning, its approach to human nature, behavioural function analysis, behavior modification techniques, the counselling strategies and the various techniques that are employed by teachers. The chapter will also clarify and correct many people’s misconceptions about this theory, such as over-conditioning and the negligence of emotions and feelings. Copyright © 2013 Hong Kong University Press.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSchool guidance and counselling: Trends and practices
EditorsPattie Y. Y. LUK-FONG, Yuk Ching LEE-MAN
Place of PublicationHong Kong
PublisherHong Kong University Press
Pages137-154
ISBN (Print)9789888083411, 9789888268313
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Fingerprint

behavior modification
conditioning
behavior therapy
counseling
emotion
student
teacher

Bibliographical note

Lee-Man, Y. C. (2013). Behaviour modification theory: From research to student behaviour guidance. In P. Y. Y. Luk-Fong, & Y. C. Lee-Man (Eds.), School guidance and counselling: Trends and practices (pp. 137-154). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.