Tag Archive 'behavior'

Feb 16 2016

PROCEDURES FOR MEASURING BEHAVIOR

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A method of evaluating a person’s behavior that provides us with a very precise picture of its regularity or severity is “behavioral recording”. There are several methods of recording behavior such as : Event Recording includes a wide variety of procedures for detecting and recording the number of times a behavior of interest occurs. Event recording has […]

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Jan 26 2016

SELECTING AND DEFINING TARGET BEHAVIORS

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According  Cooper, Heron & William (2007), because behavior occurs within and across time, it has three fundamental properties, or dimensional quantities, that behavior analysts can measure.    Those fundamental properties are : Repeatability which is also called countability, Temporal extent, and Temporal locus. Repeatability is an ability of a test to repeatedly accrue the same result in subsequent measurements. Temporal […]

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