We wind down “It’s Gonna Be MAY” with a final topic that none of us have actually conducted research in but we think the field needs to know more about. Remember how we talked about behavioral momentum last week? Remember how “your BCBA friend” referred to the high-p/low-p sequence as an example of behavioral momentum. Well, THEY’RE USING THAT TERM WRONG!!! Find out why and how to avoid ever making that mistake again. Think of this episode as a public service announcement.
Articles discussed this episode:
Mace, F.C., Hock, M.L., Lalli, J.S., West, B.J., Belfiore, P., Pinter, E., & Brown, D.K. (1988). Behavioral momentum in the treatment of noncompliance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 21, 123-141. doi: 10.1901/jaba.1988.21-123
Normand, M.P., Kestner, K., & Jessel, J. (2010). An analysis of stimuli that influence compliance during the high-probability instruction sequence. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 735-738. doi; 10.1901/jaba.2010.43-735
Zuluaga, C.A. & Normand, M.P. (2008). An evaluation of the high-probability instruction sequence with and without programmed reinforcement for compliance with high-probability instructions. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 453-457. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2008.41-453
Nevin, J.A. (1996). The momentum of compliance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 535-547. doi: 10.1901/jaba.1996.29-535
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