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Applied Behavior Analysis: Laboring in Obscurity

Harla B. Frank, M.S., BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer You can have a great product, but if communication fails, it’s like watching a stand-up comedian do a gig in a completely different language.   —  Steve Jobs Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve been doing…


Fighting words in ABA?

By Paul Gavoni, Ed.D Guest Author In 2006, the New York Times article What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage went viral as one of the top emailed articles of the year.  The article, a humorous piece that clearly…




Would you pay me to be healthy?

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Aaron Carroll of the New York Times recently wrote an article describing a growing body of research supporting the idea of paying people to be healthy. He notes, for example, a study…


Forgiving Dylann Roof: Perspectives from ABA and Christianity

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org On June 17th, 2015, Dylann Roof attended Bible study at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  Approximately one hour into the meeting, he opened fire killing nine people before…