Dr. Staats has research interests
in learning and human behavior, clinical and abnormal psychology,
child learning, personality, social psychology, philosophy
of science of psychology, and theory construction methodology.
His recent publications include Behavior and Personality:
Psychological Behaviorism (Springer, 1995), "A psychyological
behaviorism theory of personality: A framework for the 21st
century" (In Mellon & Lerner, Comprehensive Handbook
of Psychology,vol. 5: Personality and Social Psychology, Wiley,
2003), "Psychological behaviorism and behaviorizing psychology,"
The Behavior Analyst, 1994, 17, 93-114.