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Operant Behavior and Snowflakes

Operant Behavior and Snowflakes

Guest Blog by Andy Lattal, Ph.D Sitting here at my desk on a cold, snowy morning watching the snowflakes gently descend to blanket the landscape outside my window (such descriptions reveal why I am a behavior analyst and not a poet), reminds me of the operant (another...
Telling Our Story: BCBAs in Schools

Telling Our Story: BCBAs in Schools

BCBAs have an increasingly visible presence in public schools. While most work with special education populations, many still make their way into general education classrooms (inclusion, conducting FBAs). With improved funding for and awareness of behavior analytic...
Staff Training that Clicks

Staff Training that Clicks

Guest blog by Rachel Thomas, RBT Respondent Conditioning Auditory stimuli used for changing behavior dates back to the 1890s when physiologist Ivan Pavlov studied the effects of associating a bell tone with meat powder to elicit salivating in dogs. Though dogs are...