Category Archives: Books by John Staddon

Unlucky Strike

 Private Health and the Science, Law and Politics of Smoking University of Buckingham Press, 2013  PREFACE  The evils of smoking are a settled issue. Smoking is bad for the smoker…

Reflections on Adaptive Behavior: Essays in Honor of J.E.R. Staddon

Reflections on Adaptive Behavior: Essays in Honor of J.E.R. Staddon

John Staddon has devoted his long and distinguished career to the study of adaptive behavior, the adaptive function, and mechanisms of learning. He did his graduate work at the famous…

Repair Shop, by Robert A. Nelson

Adaptive Behaviour and Learning

Adaptive behaviour is of two types only. Either an animal comes equipped by heredity with the ability to identify situations in which a built-in response is appropriate or it has…