Factors that Contribute to Measurement Error Include

Factors that Contribute to Measurement Errorpoorly designed measurement systems, inadequate observer training, and expectations about what the data should look like

John O Cooper; Timothy E Heron; William L Heward Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition p 123

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Science Produces Understanding at Three Levels

Science Understanding

Science produces understanding at three levels: description, prediction, and control.  John O Cooper; Timothy E Heron; William L Heward Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition p 174

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External Validity

External Validity1External validity refers to the degree to which a study’s results are generalizable to other subjects, settings, and behaviors.  John O Cooper; Timothy E Heron; William L Heward Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition p 174

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Baseline Logic

baseline logic

Baseline logic entails prediction, verification and replication.  John O Cooper; Timothy E Heron; William L Heward Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition p 175

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Alternating Treatments Design Variations

Alternating Treatments Design Variations

 

Single-phase with or without a no treatment control condition, Two-phase an initial baseline phase followed by the alternating treatments phase and Three-phase, an initial baseline phase followed by the alternating treatments phase and a final best treatment phase.  John O Cooper; Timothy E Heron; William L Heward Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition p 198

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Behavior Analysts Work In

Behavior analysts work in

Behavior Analysts work in behaviorism, experimental analysis of behavior, professional practice, and applied behavior analysis.  John O Cooper; Timothy E Heron; William L Heward Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition p 23

 

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Negative Reinforcement Involves

Negative Reinforcement Involves

Negative reinforcement involves termination, reduction, or postponement of a stimulus on the occurrence of a response which leads to an increase in the future occurrence of that response.  John O Cooper; Timothy E Heron; William L Heward Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition p 302

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Ethical Considerations Regarding the use of Punishment

Punishment 3 Ethical Considerations

1.  the clients right to safe and humane treatment

- do no harm

2.  the professional’s responsibility to use least restrictive procedures

3.  the client’s right to effective treatment

Applied Behavior Analysis by Cooper Heron and Heward 2nd Edition p 349

 

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5 Phases of Behavioral Assessment Hawkins 1979

5 phases of Behavioral Assessment

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Journal Articles on Extinction

Journal Articles on ExtinctionSide Effects of Extinction Procedures in a Remedial Preschool

Increasing Response Variability of Mand Frames with Script Training and Extinction

Utility of Extinction-Induced Response Variability for the Selection of Mands

Escape as Reinforcement and Escape Extinction in the Treatment of Feeding Problems

Clarifying an Ambiguous Functional Analysis with Matched and Mismatched Extinction Procedures

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