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An ACT-guided analysis of elite athlete behavior.

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D & Angela Cathey, M.A. bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Over the last few decades Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), pronounced “ACT” as one word, has risen to the forefront of…


Super Bowl Riots: What turns celebration into destruction?

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D & Angela Cathey, M.A. bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Following the recent Super Bowl victory of the Philadelphia Eagles over the New England Patriots, celebration turned to destruction in the…


How to talk ABA to the rest of the world.

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Angela Cathey, M.A. ENSO Group As behavior analysts, we pride ourselves in our technical training and language.  Skinner described this as the language of the experimental analysis of behavior and contrasted it with…


The behavioral science of social media influence.

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates Social media has become a strong influence in our lives. Most people now interact with social media more often than any other type of media….



Fahrenheit 451?: Book Burning in the Information Age

Harla B. Frank, M.S., BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer How easy it is for so many of us today to be undoubtedly full of information yet fully deprived of accurate information. —Criss Jami First published in 1953, Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451…


Using the Matching Law in Real Life

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D bSci21Media, LLC Brett DiNovi, M.A., BCBA Brett DiNovi & Associates “All life is a whole bunch of…concurrent operant schedules.” The quote above is taken from a talk by Matt Linder, a Board Certified Behavior…


11 Presentation Tips to Capture and Keep Their Attention

Barbara Bucklin, PhD and Manny Rodriguez, M.S. bSci21 Contributing Writers This is the third article in our Presentation Skills series. As we mentioned in the previous articles, this series is intended to help Behavior Analysts increase and grow our public…


How to Save Shelter Dogs with Behavior Analysis

By Emaley McCulloch, M.Ed, BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer Darius, Lillie and Dexter all had one major thing in common: they were shelter dogs who weren’t being adopted. To be fair, they had many circumstances against them. They were full-sized dogs,…