What Does it Mean to Say Ours is “A Science of Behavior?"

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 by Andy Lattal, PhD
Every behavior analyst (hopefully) has learned that ours is a science of behavior. We do not learn that ours is a science of the individual or a science of the person. Why is that? Are we not, however, concerned with people, you may ask?

Rapid Habit Formation

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2020 by Michael McCarthy
3 Steps to protect your team during pandemics Lessons from Lean Hospitals and OBM When pandemics

Engaging in a Time of Non-Engagement

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2020 by Janis Allen
A few days into the “home-isolation” policy during the Coronavirus outbreak of 2020, David, one of my colleagues at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas made a smart suggestion:

From Boo-Hiss to Bravo: Behavior-Based Scorecards People Will Use and Like

Tuesday, 9 Jun 2020 by Janis Allen
Measurement of performance and performance appraisals strike fear in the hearts of employees and supervisors alike.

Civil Unrest: Putting Us in Touch with Our Humanity

Monday, 8 Jun 2020 by Aaron Bevacqua, MS, BCBA
As behavior analysts, we are specifically trained to find functional alternatives to ongoing issues. We are frequently called on when a child or an adult becomes overly aggressive, either towards themselves or others.

COVID-19 Survival Guide for Caregivers

Friday, 22 May 2020 by Evelyn Kendall, MA
It’s COVID-19, and everyone is talking about new shows to binge-watch or new hobbies to start. How nice.

Dissing Ability

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 by Andy Lattal, PhD
Suddenly, an observable response pattern—reading—is turned into an internal state.

Catch-Up Contingencies

Friday, 8 May 2020 by Andy Lattal, PhD
Ever heard the expression “closing the barn door after the cows are out?”  It basically means coming up with a solution that is too little, too late, to work.

Celebrating Positive Deviance at Work: What COVID-19 can Teach Us

Friday, 1 May 2020 by Darnell Lattal, PhD
The Future just got a Restart on the Meaning of Unpredictable In the Spring of 2020, the world is engaged in very large behavioral changes that we hope will lead to positive outcomes.