Santa Clara University
Department of Psychology
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0333
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
PSYC 1: General Psychology I
PSYC 40: Statistical Data Analysis
PSYC 114: Ethics in Psychology
PSYC 130: Psychology of Learning
PSYC 195: Research Practicum
- Experimental analysis of behavior
- Stimulus control
- Choice behavior
Bell, M. C. (1999). Pavlovian contingencies and resistance to change in multiple schedules of reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 72, 81-96.
Bell, M. C., & Williams, B. A. (2002). Preference and resistance to change in concurrent variable-interval schedules. Animal Learning and Behavior, 30, 34-42.
Bell, M. C., McDevitt, M. A., & Goldenberg, M.* (2007). The influence of ITI food on extinction and devaluation in chain schedules. The Journal of General Psychology, 134, 133-151.
Bell, M. C., Seip, K. A.*, & Fitzsimmons, K. S.* (2007). Signal effects on resistance to change in a multiple schedule. Behavioural Processes, 74, 33-48.
Bell, M.C., Gomez, B.E.*, & Morgan, K.* (2008). Signals function as conditioned reinforcers during resistance to change in a multiple schedule. Behavioural Processes, 78, 158-164.
Dulaney, A.E.* & Bell, M.C. (2008) Amount of reinforcement, resistance to change, and generalization decrement. Behavioural Processes, 78, 253-258.
McDevitt, M. A., & Bell, M. C. (2008). Effects of a discrete-trial procedure on probe test results. Behavioural Processes, 77, 376-383.
* (indicates student co-author)