Lawrence E. Fraley

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The study of behavior differs fundamentally from the study of the psyche and logically cannot share the same discipline. However, while disciplines might be defined through technical exercises, they function through exercises of political power. The evolution of a discipline, though based on field and laboratory data interpreted within a specific paradigm(More)
Modern universities represent large economic operations fueled by funds that are increasingly derived from student tuition as government subsidies shrink. Student recruitment and retention are now mainly driven by the need for the dollars that students pay into the system. Policy that is responsive to these pressing economic realities, promulgated at all(More)
The functional relations among philosophy, science, technology, and intuition are examined. Those domains are each defined as behaviors, and each of them is then classified either as verbal, nonverbal, or both. Finally, those classes of behavior are organized into one integral behavioral system. The concept of a science of philosophy is introduced. A(More)
The behavior called "measuring" generates new stimuli that intraverbally evoke new and potentially more effective responding to the situation under investigation. The nature of the measurement-produced contribution to these supplementary antecedent controls is examined, particularly with respect to changes in what can then be said or known. A simple problem(More)