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We propose that a fundamental unit of behavior is the concurrent discriminated operant, and we discuss in detail a quantitative model of the concurrent three-term contingency that is based on the notion that an animal's behavior is controlled to differing extents by both stimulus–behavior and behavior–reinforcer relations. We show how this model can(More)
The stimulus–response bond postulated by Thorndike's (1911) law of effect is not required in a functional account of behavior in relation to its consequences. Moreover, the notion of a bond has been challenged by the findings of several experiments. Nevertheless, it remains viable in the light of reanalyses of those findings. Thorndike's suggestion that the(More)
BACKGROUND Most studies use hospital data to calculate postoperative complication rates (PCRs). We report on improving PCR estimates through use of patient-reporting. METHODS A prospective cohort study of major surgery performed at 10 UK gynaecological cancer centres was undertaken. Hospitals entered the data contemporaneously into an online database.(More)
BACKGROUND There are limited data on surgical outcomes in gynaecological oncology. We report on predictors of complications in a multicentre prospective study. METHODS Data on surgical procedures and resulting complications were contemporaneously recorded on consented patients in 10 participating UK gynaecological cancer centres. Patients were sent(More)
How to read others' thoughts by their gestures ALLAN PEASE is the managing director of a management consultancy company based in Sydney, Australia. He produces books, films, and cassettes that are used by numerous organisations around the world to train personnel in communication skills. He did ten years' study, interviewing and research before writing BODY(More)
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