Four Ways Your Discrete Trial Is All Tied Up!

by Brohavior Ogden Lindsley was a graduate of B. F. Skinner and had a knack for mixing things up.  The first human free-operant lab was at Metropolitan State Hospital in Waltham, MA, set up by Lindsley from a grant to…


Behavior Analyst Honored at White House

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Mark Mautone, a lead teacher in the Applied Behavior Analysis/Special Education Department in Hoboken Public Schools, was honored at the White House, along with 54 other “Teachers of the Year” last…


The Story of Applied Behavior Analysis and Land Mine Detection

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Brent Jones has an article in The Behavior Analyst chronicling his experiences working with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD).  GICHD is a nonprofit organization tasked with a multitude of…


This Assessment Can Help You Manage Your Human Service Staff

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org In a recent bSci21 article titled 20 Performance Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Behavior Change, the authors provided a detailed overview of a popular assessment tool in Organizational Behavior Management called…


Your child has autism and is noncompliant. What do you do?

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Noncompliance means exactly what it says — refusal to comply with a request.  As you might expect, noncompliance is fairly common among children and teens.  With children with autism, it may…


TSA’s Secret List of Behaviors

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org In a previous article titled “Behavior Detection Officers: Where They Are and What They Are Doing,” we discussed the controversial program by the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) called SPOT (Screening Passengers by…


20 Performance Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Behavior Change

Joshua Lipschultz, M.A., BCBA, guest author Manny Rodriguez, M.S., bsci21 contributing writer Stop me if you’ve heard this before… “Why are my employees not doing what they are supposed to do? I’m paying them to work, so why don’t they…



10 Behaviors of Smart People

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Entrepreneur.com recently ran an article outlining ten behaviors of smart people. The list is actually very much in-line with a behavioral science view, which will be of interest to bSci21 readers.  The…


Five Tips for Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autism

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D President, bSci21Media, LLC Being a parent is a full-time job.  Being a parent of a child diagnosed with autism can mean working overtime. Dr. Denise Kerth, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and coordinator of…