Behavior Analysis

Division 25 of the American Psychological Association

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APA 2001

San Francisco, CA

August 24-26, 2001

 

Division 25, Behavior Analysis

Convention Program

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President

Mark Galizio        University of North Carolina at Wilmington

 

Program Co-Chairs

Martha Pelaez          Florida International University

William V. Dube        University of Massachusetts Medical School - Shriver Center

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Thursday, August 23, 2001

3:30-6:00 PM, Sierra Conference Room Suite D, San Francisco Marriott Hotel

DIVISION 25 Executive Committee Meeting

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Friday, August 24, 2001

8:00-8:50 AM, Room 276 Moscone Center South

PAPER SESSION

Applied Issues in Reinforcement

Chair: William V. Dube (UMMS Shriver Center)

Stephen R. Flora (Youngstown State University)

The Reality of Reinforcement in Intrinsic Motivation, Education, and Achievement

Donald A. Hantula (Temple University), Thomas Schoenfelder, (Villanova University), & Crystal Harold (George Mason University)

On the Nonsubstitutability of Starting Salary and Attractive Job Duties

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9:00-10:50 AM, Room 236 Moscone Center South

AWARD PRESENTATIONS

Chair: Patrick C. Friman (University of Nevada, Reno)

B. F. SKINNER NEW RESEARCHER AWARD

Dorothea C. Lerman (Louisiana State University)

Effects of Reinforcement Magnitude on Responding During the Treatment of Problem Behavior

OUTSTANDING BASIC RESEARCH AWARD

Kennon A. Lattal (West Virginia University)

Behavioral History

OUTSTANDING APPLIED RESEARCH AWARD

Edward G. Carr (State University of New York)

Positive Behavior Support: Opportunities and Challenges in the Community

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11:00 AM - 12:50 PM, Room 250 Moscone Center South

SYMPOSIUM

Pragmatic Perspectives to Moral Development and Moral Education

Chair: Jacob L. Gewirtz (Florida International University)

Steven C. Hayes (University of Nevada, Reno)

Implications of Relational Frame Theory for Moral Education

Richard W. Malott, Jason T. Otto, & Moira McGlynn (Western Michigan University)

A Behavior Analysis of Moral and Legal Control

Martha Pelaez (Florida International University)

Morality as a System of Rule-Governed Behavior and Empathy

William Kurtines (Florida International University)

Moral Development and Education: A Pragmatic Perspective

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1:00-1:50 PM, Room 252/254/256 Moscone Center South

INVITED ADDRESS

Cathy L. Watkins, Jane S. Howard, & Harold Stanislaw (California State University, Stanislaus)

Catching Up is Hard to Do: Reading Intervention with School Age Children

Chair: William V. Dube (UMMS Shriver Center)

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3:00-4:50 PM, Room 262 Moscone Center South

SYMPOSIUM

Responding and Learning in the Fetus

Chair: Jacob L. Gewirtz (Florida International University)

Tiffany Field (University of Miami Medical School)

Fetal Responses to Stimulation

Scott R. Robinson (University of Iowa)

Learning to Move Before Birth

Anthony DeCasper (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)

The Effects of Repetitions and Specific Prenatal Experiences

Jacob L. Gewirtz (Florida International University)

Some Learning Models that May Be Involved in Fetal Learning

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5:00-6:50 PM, Room 401 Moscone Center

FOCUS ON SCIENCE POSTER SESSION AND SOCIAL HOUR

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7:30 PM

DIVISION 25 DINNER (Details TBA)

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Saturday, August 25, 2001

9:00-9:50 AM, Room 220 Moscone Center South

DISSERTATION AWARD PRESENTATIONS

Chair: Randolph C. Grace (University of Canterbury)

Richard Keen (Indiana University)

Relative Numerosity Discrimination in Pigeons

Cynthia J. Pietras (University of Texas Houston Health Science Center)

Variables Influencing Risk Sensitivity in Adult Humans

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10:00-10:50 AM, Room 226 Moscone Center South

DISCUSSION

Gerald L. Shook (Behavior Analyst Certification Board) & John W. Jacobson (NY State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities)

Whatís Behind the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Credential?

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11:00-11:50 AM

FOCUS ON SCIENCE PLENARY SESSION

Frans B.M. de Waal

The Inevitability of Evolutionary Psychology and the Limitations of Adaptationism: Lessons From the Other Primates   

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12:00-12:50 PM, Room 212 Moscone Center South

AWARD PRESENTATIONS

Chair: Patrick C. Friman (University of Nevada, Reno)

FRED S. KELLER BEHAVIORAL EDUCATION AWARD

Joseph C. Delquadri & Charles R. Greenwood (Juniper Gardens Children's Project)

Developing and Validating Educational Interventions in Settings Where They Matter Most

DON F. HAKE BASIC/APPLIED RESEARCH AWARD

Stephen T. Higgins (University of Vermont)

Drug Rehabilitation

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1:00-2:50 PM, Room 236 Moscone Center South

SYMPOSYUM

Behavioral Mechanisms of Drug Action: A Viable Approach?

Chair: M. Jackson Marr (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Raymond C. Pitts (University of North Carolina at Wilmington) Some Thoughts

Regarding the Notion of Behavioral Mechanisms of Drug Action

Marc N. Branch (University of Florida)

Behavioral Mechanisms of Action in Drug Tolerance

Warren K. Bickel (University of Vermont)

Reframing Behavioral Mechanisms with Behavioral Economics

Discussant: Victor Laties (University of Rochester)

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3:00-3:50 PM, Room 236 Moscone Center South

DIVISION 25 PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Mark Galizio (University of North Carolina at Wilmington)

Behavior Analysis, Island Biogeography, and Truganiniís Myth

Chair: M. Jackson Marr (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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4:00-4:50 PM, Room 236 Moscone Center South

DIVISION 25 Business Meeting

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Sunday, August 26, 2001

8:00-8:50 AM, Room 228/230 Moscone Center South

INVITED ADDRESS

Maria Ruiz (Rollins College)

Feminist Psychology and Behavior Analysis: Some Conceptual Issues of Mutual Concern

Chair: Edward K. Morris (University of Kansas)

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9:00-9:50 AM, Room 224 Moscone Center South

INVITED ADDRESS

Edward K. Morris (University of Kansas)

Whither Psychology, Whether Behavior Analysis

Chair: Martha Pelaez (Florida International University)

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10:00-11:50 AM, Room 224 Moscone Center South

SYMPOSIUM

Recent Research on Social and Communicative Behaviors in Children with Autism

Chair: Laura Schreibman (University of California, San Diego)

Cathleen Jones (Claremont Graduate University), Marjorie H. Charlop-Christy (Claremont McKenna College), & Chris LaBelle (Claremont Graduate University)

Using the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Plus Functional Communication Training (FCT) to Decrease Problem Behaviors in Children with Autism

Joseph McCleery & Laura Schreibman (University of California, San Diego)

Establishing Functional Vocalizations Within the Picture Exchange Communication System

Michelle T. Sullivan, Laura Schreibman (University of California, San Diego). Functional Analysis of Echolalic Speech in Children with Autism

Michael H. Carpenter (Claremont Graduate University), Marjorie H. Charlop-Christy, Brian Dennis (Claremont McKenna College)

Using Video Modeling to Teach Appropriate Social Commenting with Appropriate Facial Expressions, Gestures, and Intonation to Children with Autism

Marjorie H. Charlop-Christy, Brian Dennis (Claremont McKenna College), Linda LeBlanc (Western Michigan University), Sabrina D. Daneshvar, Chris LaBelle, Cathleen Jones, J. Snyder (Claremont Graduate University)

Using Video Modeling to Teach Perspective-Taking to Children with Autism

Co-Discussants: Laura Schreibman (University of California, San Diego) & Marjorie H. Charlop-Christy (Claremont McKenna College)

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12:00-1:50 PM, Room 224 Moscone Center South

SYMPOSIUM

Contributions of Behavior Analysis to School Psychology

Chair: Thomas S. Critchfield

Stuart Watson (Mississippi State University)

Direct Behavior Consultation: Treatment Integrity, Generalization, and Behavior Change

George H. Noell (Louisiana State University)

Effects of Self-Monitoring and Formal Feedback on Teacher Behavior

Christopher H. Skinner & Donna Teeple (University of Tennessee)

Problem Completion as a Reinforcing Event: Theoretical Implications and Applications

Discussant: Larry A. Alferink

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2:00-2:50 PM, Room 224 Moscone Center South

INVITED ADDRESS

Carol Pilgrim (University of North Carolina at Wilmington) Some Developmental

Trends in Equivalence Class Flexibility

Chair: Martha Pelaez (Florida International University)

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3:00-3:50 PM, Room 262 Moscone Center South

INVITED ADDRESS

Colleen Kastak, Ronald J. Schusterman, & David Kastak (Long Marine Laboratory, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz)

Acquisition and Retention of Equivalence Classes in

California Sea Lions

Chair: William V. Dube (UMMS Shriver Center)

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4:00-4:50 PM, Room 262 Moscone Center South

INVITED ADDRESS

Linda J. Hayes (University of Nevada, Reno)

Virtual Instrumentation for Psychobiological Research

Chair: Martha Pelaez (Florida International University)