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Appleton-Century-Crofts, inc

Overview
Works: 228 works in 279 publications in 2 languages and 3,306 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Educational films  Science films  Examinations  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Short films 
Roles: Publisher, Other
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Most widely held works by inc Appleton-Century-Crofts
Modern poetry : American and British by Kimon Friar( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a feather on my nose by Billie Burke( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular comedienne's account of her theatrical career and her married life with Florenz Ziegfeld. This is the life story of an actress, a beautiful redheaded actress who lived and played in a glittering era now gone but fondly remembered. Although she attained moments of great fame and happiness, she never knew security. Like her father, the well-known clown, she went through life with a feather on her nose
Real variables : an introduction to the theory of functions by John Meigs Hubbell Olmsted( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's geography of the world by V. M Hillyer( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with an account of how the world first came to be, the author tells...of the geography of the globe
They never talk back by Henry Trefflich( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appleton's review for national boards part I( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behavior theory in practice by dist Appleton Century Crofts$( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the basic principles involved in the behaviorist approach to psychology as developed by B.F. Skinner. Illustrates techniques of instrumental conditioning, using pigeons, rats, children, and dogs
Survey of the primates by Duane M Rumbaugh( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the basic characteristics of primates, shows the geographic distribution of various primate forms, portrays the various adaptations which primates have evolved in relation to environment, and summarizes certain behavioral and social adaptions relevant to the understanding of man. Points out the necessity for respect for nonhuman primates as unique and valuable forms of life that must be protected from forces which threaten extinction
Behavior modification : teaching language to psychotic children( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the steps involved in teaching psychotic children the functional use of speech, and discusses the need for correction of self-stimulation and destructive behavior before learning can begin. Describes how instruction may proceed through reward and punishment techniques in the imitation of sounds, labeling of objects, discrimination among alternatives, recall of experiences, and the development of a degree of spontaneity
Behavior theory in practice, pt. 3 - Generalization, discrimination, and motivation.( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the strength of a response in the presence of one or more stimuli. Demonstrates the control of behavior by discriminative stimuli. Includes positive reinforcement, conditioned reinforcement, punishment, negative reinforcement or escape, avoidance and intracranial self-stimulation
Behavior theory in practice, pt. 1 - Respondent and operant behavior.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses general laws which govern many kinds of behavior in many different species. Examines basic principles with laboratory animals and then extends these findings to other species outside the laboratory. Presents systematic description of behavior within the framework of a single model, the Skinnerian behavior theory
Behavior theory in practice, pt. 4 - Sequences of behavior.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of sequences of behavior, such as homogeneous chain, heterogeneous chain, dropping out, alternative responses and multiple stimuli control
Imprinting by Inc Projected Learning Programs( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses chicks, ducklings, and other fowl in controlled experiments to demonstrate how and when the imprinting process develops from responses to early stimuli. Distinguishes such social behavior from arbitrary behavior developed through the process of stimulus reinforcement
Behavior theory in practice, pt. 2 - Shaping various operants in various species.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates the shaping of various operants in various species with the use of lever pressing, high jump and natural conditioning. Discusses schedules of reinforcements
Charge and countercharge : a film of the era of Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the career of Senator Joseph McCarthy, and discusses his role in the political life of the United States during the 1950's. Describes the events preceding and following the Army-McCarthy hearings, and discusses the issues involved. Includes scenes from committee sessions
Understanding aggression( Visual )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines artwork depicting man's aggressive behavior throughout the centuries with live-action sequences in order to examine mankind's potential for self-destruction. Psychologist Roger Ulrich discusses his theories of aggression and demonstrates his animal experiments on the various causes of aggression
An Introduction to the morphology of the cellular elements of the blood( Visual )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents photomicrographs dealing with the production and maturation of different lines of cells in the peripheral blood. Provides a brief description of each slide, pointing out the morphologic features and giving ancillary clinical and laboratory information
A Demonstration of behavioral processes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Skinner gives a rundown of the history of the study of operant conditioning, and also demonstrates differential reinforcement
Perception.( Visual )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides insight into how man perceives the world around him, which influences how he behaves. Includes demonstrations of figure-ground relationships, Bruner's experiment, phi phenomenon, color satiation and others
Imprinting( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityD. Appleton-Century Company

controlled identityF.S. Crofts & Co.

Appleton-Century-Crofts, Division of Meredith Corporation.

Appleton-Century-Crofts, Division of Meredith Publishing Company.

Appleton-Century-Crofts Educational Division Meredith Corporation.

Appleton-Century-Crofts former division of the Meredith Publishing Company

Appleton-Century-Crofts Inc.

Century vagabond books of travel.

Meredith Publishing Company. Appleton-Century-Crofts.

Languages
English (67)

French (1)