Resolving barriers to an applied science of the human condition: Rule governance and the verbal behavior of applied scientists | Journal Club Series

by Nicole Bank, MS, BCBA

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Earn 3 BACB Learning CE credits!

This installment in our Journal Club Series will cover the article, “Resolving barriers to an applied science of the human condition: Rule governance and the verbal Behavior of applied scientists” authored by Ivancic and Belisle published in The Analysis of Verbal Behavior. CEU credits are provided for reading the article, participating in an online discussion, and completing an article content quiz.

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Resolving barriers to an applied science of the human condition: Rule governance and the verbal behavior of applied scientists. Some researchers contend that our restricted application of behavioral principles suggests our analysis of human language is not sufficient to understand the verbal behavior of typically developing adults. This article provides support for such an argument and suggests the future success of the field relies on modifying our own verbal behavior as applied scientists.


Article link:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Martin_Ivancic/publication/336969258_Resolving_Barriers_to_an_Applied_Science_of_the_Human_Condition_Rule_Governance_and_the_Verbal_Behavior_of_Applied_Scientists/links/5dcc6c2aa6fdcc7e137e3254/Resolving-Barriers-to-an-Applied-Science-of-the-Human-Condition-Rule-Governance-and-the-Verbal-Behavior-of-Applied-Scientists.pdf

Resolving barriers to an applied science of the human condition: Rule governance and the verbal behavior of applied scientists. This is an interactive live online journal club. Participants will receive 3.0 Type II BACB® CEUs for completing all journal club activities. Participants are required to have read the entire article before attending the scheduled one-hour live online journal club discussion. Journal club discussions will include article details, article results, and implications for practice. Active participation is required. CE credit will be provided after completing an article content quiz on the BDS learning platform. Only those who read the article and actively participate in the live online discussion will be invited to take the content quiz. BDS is interested in increasing scholarly activities and discussion among BCBAs and BCaBAs. Stay tuned for future CE events in the BDS Journal Club Series!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Purchase the journal club meeting you would like to attend.
  2. Follow instructions for downloading a copy of the article.
  3. Add the following emails to your contacts in order to avoid important emails going to spam:

support@behaviordevelopmentsolutions.com AND PartnershipServices@gmail.com

  1. Receive an email for instructions on scheduling your online discussion. Once the online discussion is scheduled, you will receive a link for the online discussion.
  2. Read the article in it’s entirety.
  3. Join the journal club meeting at the scheduled time. Please mute your microphone upon entry.
  4. Stay online and involved for the 1-hour journal club meeting.
  5. Receive a link to the content quiz.
  6. Complete the content quiz to 80% accuracy.
  7. Receive 3 CEUs.

Objectives:

  1. Provide Skinner’s proposal to use behavior science to address suffering in the world.
  2. Identify the three proposed barriers to Skinner’s solutions.
  3. State how philosophy may have led to the current state of our science.
  4. State how bottom-up theorizing may have led to the current state of our science.
  5. Provide examples of how RFT strategies can help applied behavior scientists promote the field.