Monthly Archives: February 2017

Research methods as a way of talking about behavior February 28, 2017

I have more than a passing interest in research methods, particularly those that have driven the basic and applied research literature of behavior analysis over the years. A fourth edition of “S&T” is well underway, which means I’ve been writing about the methods for studying behavior for more than 35 years (see Johnston & Pennypacker,…

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How good are you at recognizing mentalism? February 7, 2017

Applied behavior analysts face many challenges. We always need more guidance from our science, for instance, especially its applied literature. Making the best of the opportunities presented by our field’s rapid growth and development has become particularly important. One of the central problems here concerns how we can do a better job of training new…

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