By Kennon A. Lattal, Philip N. Chase
This quantity is predicated on a convention held at West Virginia college in April, 2000 in reputation of the career-long contributions to psychology of Hayne W. Reese, Centennial Professor of Psychology, who retired from the college on the finish of the 1999-2000 educational 12 months. even if Professor Reese could be even higher recognized for his contributions to developmental psychology, his influential scholarly paintings on philosophical and conceptual concerns that effect all of psychology supplied the impetus for the confer ence. habit conception and philosophy was once the identify given through Professor Reese and one of many authors during this quantity, Jon Krapfl, to a direction that they constructed at West Virginia college within the past due Seventies. 1t appeared appro priate to undertake its name for either the convention and this quantity because the shared subject matter contains the guidelines that experience formed sleek habit research. a few humans contributed to the good fortune of the might, 2000 confer ence honoring Hayne Reese and we thank all of them for his or her efforts: Dean Duane Nellis of the Eberly university of Arts and Sciences at WVU provided enthusiastic aid for the undertaking either financially and during his as signment of employees to aid with the convention. Mark Dalessandro, kinfolk Director for the Eberly university of Arts and Sciences, served because the "point guy" for the convention and made all the neighborhood preparations either in the college and the community.
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Behavior Theory and Philosophy by Kennon A. Lattal, Philip N. Chase