Catalogue 2012 - 2013

PSY 508 Verbal Behavior


3 cr.

Course Description

This course will expose students to the basis for a functional analysis of human language with an emphasis on application. Topics will include the elementary verbal operants, the ways in which verbal behavior is established, the relevance of the behavior of the listener, and the organization of verbal behavior. Focus will be placed on the use of an analysis of verbal behavior in addressing socially significant problems.