applied behavior analysis


Summary: Behavioral science applied with the aim of improving socially important issues such as behavior problems and learning. For individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities including AUTISM, techniques can be categorized as comprehensive or focused.

Top Publications

  1. Brandt G, Kulesz M, Nissen D, Merico A. OGUMI-A new mobile application to conduct common-pool resource experiments in continuous time. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178951 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we present the motivation for the development of OGUMI and we discuss its main features with an example application. ..
  2. Musuva R, Shen Y, Wei X, Binder S, Ivy J, Secor W, et al. Change in children's school behavior after mass administration of praziquantel for Schistosoma mansoni infection in endemic areas of western Kenya: A pilot study using the Behavioral Assessment System for Children (BASC-2). PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0181975 pubmed publisher
    ..mansoni infection, and that infected children's behaviors, especially disruptive problem behaviors, improve significantly after praziquantel treatment. ..
  3. Kaufmann W, Kidd S, Andrews H, Budimirovic D, Esler A, Haas Givler B, et al. Autism Spectrum Disorder in Fragile X Syndrome: Cooccurring Conditions and Current Treatment. Pediatrics. 2017;139:S194-S206 pubmed publisher
    ..Behavioral services, including applied behavior analysis, appeared to be underused in children with FXS+ASD (only 26% and 16% in prekindergarten and school-age ..