[Recommended] Field Regarding Behavior Analysis
A number of contemporary thinkers in the field of behavior analysis contend that behavior analysis should be considered its own discipline, rather than a sub-discipline of psychology or an application in education. In the discussion, please explore the following questions:
a) What would be the advantages of the field regarding behavior analysis as its own discipline? What about the disadvantages?
b) In what way has history made a case for or against behavior analysis being regarded as its own discipline?
c) Choose two of the main behaviorists discussed in the book. Surmise what they might think about this issue?