Editor's note: The power of big ideas.

  title={Editor's note: The power of big ideas.},
  author={Linda A LeBlanc},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  volume={53 1},
  • L. LeBlanc
  • Published 1 January 2020
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of applied behavior analysis
2 Citations

Structured visual analysis of single-case experimental design data: Developments and technological advancements.

An overview of structured visual-analysis tools is shared, their utility is delineated, common characteristics are brought to light, and future directions for both research and clinical use are highlighted.

ABA Finding Its Heart During a Pandemic: An Exploration in Social Validity

The goal of this article is to provide an exercise in accounting for stakeholder feedback and connecting with patients and families regarding their input on the acceptability of treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Evaluation of client preference for function-based treatment packages.

In the current investigation, FCT and NCR were equally effective in reducing 2 participants' destructive behavior that was sensitive to attention as reinforcement.

Some still-current dimensions of applied behavior analysis.

Twenty years ago, an anthropological note described the current dimensions of applied behavior analysis as it was prescribed and practiced in 1968: It was, or ought to become, applied, behavioral,

An implicit technology of generalization.

This review summarizes the structure of the generalization literature and its implicit embryonic technology, categorizing studies designed to assess or program generalization according to nine general headings.

Social validity: the case for subjective measurement or how applied behavior analysis is finding its heart.

  • M. Wolf
  • Psychology
    Journal of applied behavior analysis
  • 1978
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The right to effective behavioral treatment.

The right to a therapeutic environment, services whose overriding goal is personal welfare, treatment by a competent behavior analyst, programs that teach functional skills, and the most effective treatment procedures available are proposed.

Some current dimensions of applied behavior analysis.

The use of optical character-recognition software was used in preparing this document and it is suggested that users of this software should consult the original article before making reference to the material herein.

Function-Based Treatments for Escape-Maintained Problem Behavior: A Treatment-Selection Model for Practicing Behavior Analysts

This work summarizes the most commonly researched function-based treatments for escape-maintained behavior, describes the contexts for which they are most appropriate, and provides a clinical model for selecting treatments based on client characteristics and the constraints of the therapeutic environment.

On the effectiveness of and preference for punishment and extinction components of function-based interventions.

An assessment sequence that may be used to identify individualized, effective, and preferred interventions for severe problem behavior in lieu of relying on a restricted set of treatment options that are assumed to be in the best interest of consumers is described.

The problem of parental nonadherence in clinical behavior analysis: effective treatment is not enough.

An analysis of the variables associated with adherence by parents to recommendations designed to solve common childhood problems and of the contingencies that strengthen or weaken adherence might suggest strategies to improve implementation outside the clinic setting.