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What is a superstitious behavior? (ABA Terms) (BCBA Exam Prep)

A superstitious behavior is developed when a behavior is inadvertently reinforced by a behavior that precedes it. In Skinner’s example, pigeons were provided with non-contingent reinforcement in the form of bird seed every fifteen seconds and they developed idiosyncratic behaviors because they the bird seed inadvertently reinforced whatever behavior the pigeon was engaging in prior to getting the food.  Most…

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An interesting "spin" on Reinforcement.

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the most well researched and scientifically validated methods for teaching children with Autism new skills.  It is based upon the behavior principle that what happens before a behavior and what happens after a behavior will determine if it happens again. If a person engages in a behavior and they do not get what they want,…

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Is ABA , Applied Behavior Analysis, "The #1 Autism Treatment" Bribery?

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room… What’s the deal.. is ABA just bribing kids to comply? Disclaimer: <br> <h3>Auto Generated Captions</h3> Is ABA , Applied Behavior Analysis, "The #1 Autism Treatment" Bribery? v9WfV9-_BO4 https://i.ytimg.com/vi/v9WfV9-_BO4/hqdefault.jpg Autism,ASD,ABA,ABA therapy,Applied behavior analysis,Applied behaviour analysis,autism sepctrum disorder,education,sepcial education,jessica leichtweisz,hope education services,autistic,autism spectrum,asd,Speech and language,Reinforcement,Special ed,Reinforcer,Autism kids,children with autism,learning,language development,spectrum disorder,autism vlog,special needs,this is…

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ABA Terms Defined: Continuous Schedule of Reinforcement

Did you know that the kids with Autism who benefit the ABA therapy are the ones whose parents have the best understanding of the techniques used by their therapist. This video is part of a very special series called ABA Terms Defined. It is designed to help parents like you understand the terms your therapist is using so you can…

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Use a Token Board to Help Children With Autism Increase Compliance in an ABA Session

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