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The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies is a nonprofit organization that harnesses the expertise of hundreds of behavioral scientists to solve problems in the home, school, community, and the workplace.  Mission The Cambridge Center is a charit…
Group: Verbal Behavior & Language
Welcome to Cambridge Center's section dedicated to verbal behavior. Behavioral science views language as verbal behavior (e.g., speaking, writing, signing) that comes about by interacting with others, called the verbal community. From this view, verbal …
Resource: Animal Behavior - Article
Animal Behavior - Providing Enrichment at No Cost, Part II by Hilda Tresz, Arizona Trail Keeper, The Phoenix Zoo, Arizona
Resource: About Autism
About Autism provides background information about Autism, including a brief discussion of its causes and etiology, effective treatments, and definition of the pervasive developmental disorders that make up the Autism Spectrum.
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 37, 87-104 (2009). INTENTIO…
Discrepancies between animal and human responding on standard schedules of reinforcement have been explained by reference to the human capacity for language and consequent formulation of self-instructions. As a result, schedule responding has been causall…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 35, 77-92 (2007). GORDON FOX…
"Intentional behaviorism" is Gordon Foxall's name for his proposal to mix the oil of mentalist language with the water of empiricist behaviorism. The trouble is, oil and water don't mix. To remain scientific, the language of behavioral science must rema…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 35, 113-130, (2007). COMMENT…
Professor Foxall suggests the radical behaviorist language of contingencies is fine as far as it goes, and is quite suitable for matters of prediction and control. However, he argues that radical behaviorist language is extensional, and that it is neces…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 35, 131-138 (2007). A BEHAVI…
According to Foxall (2007), simple acts may best be explained in terms of behavior of the organism as a whole, but complex behavioral patterns, usually described by mental terms, can only be explained by neurocognitive psychology, in which the mind is …
Resource: Behavioral Technology Today: 5, 1-31, (2008). A FUNNY…
The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) jointly sponsored an invitational conference entitled "Breast Cancer: The Behavioral Dimension." Attending were a variety of behavioral scientists, including psychologists, socio…
Item: Radical Behaviorism:The Philosophy and the Science
Radical Behaviorism: The Philosophy and the Science By Mecca ChiesaTo a greater extent than any other behavioral formulation, Radical Behaviorism has abandoned mechanistic explanation. Like Darwin, B.F. Skinner adopted selection as a causal mode. He appl…
Item: At My Own Pace: The Autobiography of Fred S. Keller
At My Own Pace: The Autobiography of Fred S. Keller Edited by Jon S. Bailey, Mary R. Burch, A. Charles Catania, and Jack Michael At My Own Pace, the compelling, delightful, but also educational autobiography of Fred S. Keller, is a vital book for anyon…
Item: Verplanck Glossary/Thesauruswith Psychology on a Disk and…
Verplanck Glossary/Thesaurus with Psychology on a Disk and Sociology on a Disk (CD-ROM) The first published version of William S. Verplanck's Glossary/Thesaurus project appeared in a 1957 supplement to the Psychological Review: A glossary of some terms…
Item: Safe by Accident
Despite decades of improvements in occupational safety, avoidable incidents still occur daily across all industries. Recent catastrophic events in the Gulf of Mexico and the mines of West Virginia shine a blinding spotlight on …
Item: Behavioral Science: Tales of Inspiration, Discovery, and …
In the early 1980s our Center was formed in Cambridge, Massachusetts to advance the new science and seek applications that might reduce human suffering. We took on many projects and were joined by some brilliant academicians and practitioners. In 1989 a f…
Item: Behavioral Science: Tales of Inspiration, Discovery, and …
In the early 1980s our Center was formed in Cambridge, Massachusetts to advance the new science and seek applications that might reduce human suffering. We took on many projects and were joined by some brilliant academicians and practitioners. In 1989 a f…
Item: Behavioral Science: Tales of Inspiration, Discovery, and …
In the early 1980s our Center was formed in Cambridge, Massachusetts to advance the new science and seek applications that might reduce human suffering. We took on many projects and were joined by some brilliant academicians and practitioners. In 1989 a f…
Item: The Courage to Actively Care: Cultivating a Culture of In…
By E. Scott Geller (Author), Dave Johnson (Foreword) The lead character in this realistic story, a safety professional for a large manufacturing company, is bullied by her boss, and she searches to find the courage to confront him. In her search she lear…
Item: The Motivation to Actively Care
This refreshing teaching/learning narrative, based on actual life events and research-supported principles, begins with the lead character (Joanne Cruse) losing her job as the Safety Director for a large manufacturing company. Subsequently, her former psy…
Item: Actively Caring for People in Schools: How to Cultivate a…
Seven research-based lessons from psychology―the science of human experience―inspire the development of an actively caring for people (AC4P) culture. The education/training purpose: to enhance long-term positive and sustainable relations betwe…
Item: Actively Caring for People's Safety: How to Cultivate a B…
Imagine a work environment in which everyone actively cares for each other's safety and well-being on a routine basis. Employees at all levels of the organization provide their coworkers daily supportive feedback for safety-related behavior that prevents …
Tutorial: Seven Life Lessons from Humanistic Behaviorism - UWF
Seven Life Lessons from Humanistic Behaviorism: How to bring the best out of yourself and others - UWF Presenter: Dr. E. Scott Geller CEU: 1.0 units Type II BACB® CE Credit Choose this course. Course Description:Seven evidence-based guideline…
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