Parents, ABA can help reduce your child’s wandering behavior.

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Sarah Kupferschmidt, BCBA, recently published an article in The Huffington Post titled Autism and Wandering: How Applied Behaviour Analysis can Help Keep Kids Safe. Sarah noted that as many as “49% of children…


bSci21.org Quiz: What type of behavior analyst are you?

We here at bSci21 recently built the following short, fun, quiz that helps you discover what type of behavior analyst you are!  It’s only five questions.  Go ahead and give it a try.  When you’re finished, let us know your…


5 Lessons Learned from Businesses Hiring Adults With Autism

By Manny Rodriguez, M.S. (manny@abatechnologies.com) bSci21 Contributing Writer June’s edition of Inc. magazine had a headline I had to read. Written by Jeff Chu, the article titled “Autism and Work: Businesses Bridge the Gap” highlights a positive trend being seen…


Why the fuss over same sex marriage? It’s in the contingencies.

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Today was an historic day in the United States.  The Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage across all 50 states by a 5-4 vote.  Throngs of same sex-couples filed for marriage…


Forgiving Dylann Roof: Perspectives from ABA and Christianity

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org On June 17th, 2015, Dylann Roof attended Bible study at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  Approximately one hour into the meeting, he opened fire killing nine people before…


Could this behavior game turn the world green?

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Bill Heward, co-author of the foundational ABA text that has come to be known as “The White Book,” published an article with co-author Jonathan Kimball in Sustain Magazine outlining an innovative way…


How Applied Behavior Analysis is Tackling Childhood Obesity

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity in the United States has more than doubled since 1980 to 18% for children aged 6-11, and more than quadrupled to 21%…


What Behavior Analysis Has To Say About Gay Marriage

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org In Beyond Freedom and Dignity, B. F. Skinner discussed values at the biological, behavioral, and cultural levels.  In short, he regarded values at each level as what enables biological, behavioral, and cultural…


Forget Ritalin, Treat ADHD With This Instead!

By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org As behavior analysts, we know that our behavior is occasioned as much by biological events as it is by stimuli in the external environment.  B.F. Skinner alluded to this in his…


Training Solutions are Evolving…With or Without Behavior Analysis

By Nicholas Weatherly, PhD, BCBA-D (nweatherly@aubreydaniels.com) bSci21 Guest Author As the field of behavior analysis was evolving from fundamental theory and experimentation to advanced principles and widespread application, the training technologies at our disposal were also evolving. As we’ve moved…