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ASAT Conference 2017: Dr. Paul Andronis – Adjunctive Behavior – So What Else Is Going On?

Dr. Paul Andronis is a professor at Northern Michigan University where he is an expert in the experimental and applied analysis of behavior.  In his presentation, he shared some information on “adjunctive” behavior both from an academic and a practical viewpoint. He discussed several varieties of adjunctive behavior, how it differs from other types of behavior, and the necessary conditions under which it occurs. He also talked about how it should […]

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Superstitious Behavior

Last Friday was Friday the 13th. I don’t consider myself a superstitious person, but I do have to admit that I am unlikely to do anything risky on Friday the 13th. I mean, why take a chance? Interestingly enough, on last Friday I was feeling a bit perplexed over a problem  with one of my training projects and it had to do with a “superstitious behavior” that had crept in and […]

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