C H Kennedy

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Analyzing the multiple functions of stereotypical behavior for students with autism: implications for assessment and treatment
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 33:559-71. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Social interaction interventions for youth with severe disabilities should emphasize interdependence
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Box 328, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 7:122-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of REM sleep deprivation on a multiple schedule of appetitive reinforcement
    Craig H Kennedy
    John F Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, Box 40, Peabody College, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Behav Brain Res 128:205-14. 2002
  4. pmc Experimental analyses of gene-brain-behavior relations: some notes on their application
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 34:539-49. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Children with severe developmental disabilities and behavioral disorders have increased special healthcare needs
    Craig H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education and Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:926-30. 2007
  6. pmc Facts, interpretations, and explanations: a review of Evelyn Fox Keller's Making sense of life
    Craig H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Box 328 Peabody, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 37:539-53. 2004
  7. pmc Variable-interval reinforcement schedule value influences responding following REM sleep deprivation
    Michael Kirby
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 80:253-60. 2003
  8. pmc Effects of sleep deprivation on free-operant avoidance
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 73:333-45. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Possible role for the 5-HT1A receptor in the behavioral effects of REM sleep deprivation on free-operant avoidance responding in rat
    Mark T Harvey
    John F Kennedy Center on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 176:123-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Descriptive analysis of epileptic seizures and problem behavior in adults with developmental disabilities
    Celeste Roberts
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:405-12. 2005

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Publications19

  1. pmc Analyzing the multiple functions of stereotypical behavior for students with autism: implications for assessment and treatment
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 33:559-71. 2000
    ..Our results suggest that the causes of stereotypy for students with autism are complex and that the presumed association between response topography and behavioral function may be less important than previously realized...
  2. ncbi request reprint Social interaction interventions for youth with severe disabilities should emphasize interdependence
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Box 328, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 7:122-7. 2001
    ..MRDD Research Reviews 7:122-127, 2001...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of REM sleep deprivation on a multiple schedule of appetitive reinforcement
    Craig H Kennedy
    John F Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, Box 40, Peabody College, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Behav Brain Res 128:205-14. 2002
    ..The current findings, in conjunction with previous research, suggest that REMSD may have qualitatively different effects on responding maintained by positive versus negative reinforcement...
  4. pmc Experimental analyses of gene-brain-behavior relations: some notes on their application
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 34:539-49. 2001
    ..In this context, we selectively review papers published in the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior and other basic research journals that relate to gene-brain-behavior relations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Children with severe developmental disabilities and behavioral disorders have increased special healthcare needs
    Craig H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education and Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:926-30. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that SHCNs contribute to the occurrence and/or intensity of behavioral disorders in children with SDD and may require interdisciplinary care coordination...
  6. pmc Facts, interpretations, and explanations: a review of Evelyn Fox Keller's Making sense of life
    Craig H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Box 328 Peabody, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 37:539-53. 2004
    ..In this review, I note several parallels between biology and behavior analysis in how facts are discovered, what is an acceptable interpretation of data, and how explanations are arrived at...
  7. pmc Variable-interval reinforcement schedule value influences responding following REM sleep deprivation
    Michael Kirby
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 80:253-60. 2003
    ..Lever pressing following exposure to the REMSD condition decreased for 3 of 4 rats. Results suggest that VI schedule value influences the effects of REMSD on responding...
  8. pmc Effects of sleep deprivation on free-operant avoidance
    C H Kennedy
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 73:333-45. 2000
    ..Across RS intervals, sleep deprivation increased response rates via a shift toward brief IRTs. In addition, sleep deprivation increased the percentage of shocks avoided as an inverse function of RS intervals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Possible role for the 5-HT1A receptor in the behavioral effects of REM sleep deprivation on free-operant avoidance responding in rat
    Mark T Harvey
    John F Kennedy Center on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 176:123-8. 2004
    ..REM sleep deprivation (REMSD) has been shown to increase rates of free-operant avoidance responding. Depletion of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT, serotonin) levels produces similar effects on responding...
  10. ncbi request reprint Descriptive analysis of epileptic seizures and problem behavior in adults with developmental disabilities
    Celeste Roberts
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:405-12. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that seizures and problem behaviors can be associated, but these patterns appear to be highly idiosyncratic across individuals...
  11. doi request reprint The rewarding effect of aggression is reduced by nucleus accumbens dopamine receptor antagonism in mice
    Maria H Couppis
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37204, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:449-56. 2008
    ..Aggressive behavior can be reinforcing but the involvement of NAc DA in the reinforcing effects of aggression has yet to be demonstrated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increases in avoidance responding produced by REM sleep deprivation or serotonin depletion are reversed by administration of 5-hydroxytryptophan
    Randy L Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Behav Brain Res 140:81-6. 2003
    ..Decreases in 5-HT levels that occur during REMSD likely mediate increases in avoidance responding...
  13. ncbi request reprint Varied effects of conventional antiepileptics on responding maintained by negative versus positive reinforcement
    Celeste Roberts
    John F Kennedy Center on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Physiol Behav 93:612-21. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that conventional AEDs vary in their effect on operant behavior, depending on the type of reinforcement process maintaining responding...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographic phenotypes in developmental disabilities
    Mark T Harvey
    John F Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 20:443-8. 2002
    ..Autism is also associated with greater levels of undifferentiated sleep. These findings for autism and Down syndrome contrast with fragile X syndrome whose sleep architecture anomalies appear to be a function of mental retardation level...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medical and behavioral symptoms as potential medication side effects in adults with developmental disabilities
    Maria G Valdovinos
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:164-70. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest several patterns of side effects associated with psychotropic medication use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nociceptor and age specific effects of REM sleep deprivation induced hyperalgesia
    Michael E May
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Behav Brain Res 159:89-94. 2005
    ..The findings also indicate that age can be a significant variable in REMSD studies...
  17. pmc Analogue functional analysis of movements associated with tardive dyskinesia
    Maria G Valdovinos
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 37:391-3. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that TD-related movements may not be maintained by social reinforcers and that decreases in TD movements are possibly a result of engagement in activities that are incompatible with TD movements...
  18. ncbi request reprint Identifying specific sensory modalities maintaining the stereotypy of students with multiple profound disabilities
    Jung Chang Tang
    Department of Special Education, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 24:433-51. 2003
    ..Our findings are discussed in terms of the sensory and social reinforcers that maintain stereotypy, assessment procedures used to identify those reinforcers, and the interpretation of assessment results...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of carbamazepine on negatively versus positively reinforced responding
    Mary Caruso
    Department of Human Development and Family Life and Institute for Child Development, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 74:221-7. 2002
    ..The results show that CBZ has differential, dose-dependent effects on negatively versus positively reinforced responding...