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A Behavioral Look at Superstition

By Melissa Druskis, M.S., BCBA bSci21 Contributing Writer Black cats, the number 13, finding a four-leaf clover, or walking under a ladder are all arbitrary events that can signify either good or bad luck for those involved. We can trace…

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JEAB: How we think about time affects impulsivity.

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org A recent study by William DeHart and Amy Odum in the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior found that our tendency to act impulsively — to make choices in the moment for…