Screams, Slaps, and Love: The Strange Birth of Applied Behavior Analysis

@article{Bowman2014ScreamsSA,
  title={Screams, Slaps, and Love: The Strange Birth of Applied Behavior Analysis},
  author={Rachel A. Bowman and Jeffrey P. Baker},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={133},
  pages={364 - 366}
}
* Abbreviations: ABA — : applied behavior analysis UCLA — : University of California at Los Angeles On May 7, 1965, an extraordinary photo essay titled “Screams, Slaps, and Love” appeared in the pages of Life magazine. It portrayed the lives of 4 “utterly withdrawn children whose minds are sealed against all human contact and whose uncontrolled madness had turned their homes into hells.”1 Their diagnosis was “childhood schizophrenia,” the term applied at the time to the condition we know as… 
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