The Psychological Record

Founded in 1937, The Psychological Record is a quarterly journal published and owned by Kenyon College. The journal has a circulation of over 700 readers and presents articles and features pertaining to theoretical and experimental psychology. The Editor of the journal is Ruth Anne Rehfeldt. Members of the Board of Editors include Erik Arntzen, Michael C. Clayton, William V. Dube, Simon Dymond and Lyle K. Grant.

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 2, Spring

A Derived Relations Analysis of Approach-Avoidance Conflict: Implications for the Behavioral Analysis of Human Anxiety
In recent years, behavior analysts interested in avoidance and anxiety have devoted increasing research attention to those instances of fear and avoidance for which a clear history of respondent or operant conditioning cannot be identified (e.g., Marks,...
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A Relational Frame Training Intervention to Raise Intelligence Quotients: A Pilot Study
Measures of intelligence relate strongly to a wide variety of educational (Deary, Strand, Smith, & Fernandes, 2007) and life outcomes (e.g., Schmidt & Hunter, 1998) and tend to be fairly consistent within individuals through the developmental...
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Establishing Contextual Control over Symmetry and Asymmetry Performances in Typically Developing Children and Children with Autism
Numerous studies have examined the integrity versus instability of equivalence and its component relations, and the systematic reversal of baseline training is a common methodology for such investigations (Sidman, 1986; Wulfert & Hayes, 1988)....
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Exploring the Relationship between Workaholism Facets and Personality Traits: A Replication in American Workers
The working world today is not what it was 40 years ago. Especially in Western cultures, individuals today are generally staying at work later, working longer workweeks, and bringing their work home (Garson, 2005). Schor (1991) indicated that since...
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Future-Oriented Coping and Job Hunting among College Students
In a person's career, the transition from school to work is a critical stage (Super & Hall, 1978). Individuals in this stage may encounter many difficulties, for example, seeking a job. Ten years ago, this was not a problem for Chinese university...
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Pavlovian Extinction of the Discriminative Stimulus Effects of Nicotine and Ethanol in Rats Varies as a Function of Context
Drug states evoke a host of interoceptive changes that, when arranged so, function reliably as operant discriminative stimuli ([S.sup.D]'s) and set the occasion (Skinner, 1938) for behavior[left arrow]outcome relationships (Stolerman, 2010); they also...
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Postreinforcement Pause Duration Varies within a Session and with a Variable Response Requirement but Not as a Function of Prior Revolutions
Learning more about the factors that influence postreinforcement pause (PRP) duration is important in the experimental analysis of behavior, particularly with respect to understanding differences between qualitatively different reinforcers. PRP duration...
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The Matching Law
Science is fundamentally quantitative--everyone knows that E = [mc.sup.2]--and many behavior analysts have endeavored to develop equations that relate behavioral outputs to environmental inputs. Richard Herrnstein was a pioneer in this area, and his...
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