Resources for Learning About Behavior Analysis
Below is a working list of resources available to learn about behavior analysis. If you know of other helpful resources please add a sub-page to this one with the relevant information.
Resources on this website:
What is Behavior Analysis.
Provides a basic description of behavior analysis.
- Behavior Analysis Books page provides a list of recommended books on behavior analysis, including texts that you may find useful in studying for the BCBA exam.
- An Introduction to Verbal Behavior online learning program.
RFT study group for beginners.
This page includes summaries of chapters from the RFT book that were created from a study group in 2006.
Empirical RFT Studies.
Provides a list of empirical RFT studies with links to the articles for downloading.
Suggested readings (UNDER CONSTRUCTION).
This is a working list of articles that can be accessed from this site on various topics in behavior analysis
SI 4 Powerpoint Presentations on RFT.
This page includes several powerpoints on RFT from SI 4 in Chicago.
From Mechanism to Functionalism - or: What is Avoided in Emotional Avoidance?
This page includes a powerpoint presentation by Rainer Sonntag on emotions from a functional contextual perspective.
This section of the website provides a variety of resources to learn more about contextualism, which is strongly linked to radical behaviorism.
The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.
You can find a lot about behavior analysis at the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, which is the oldest, best established, and best known publicly focused foundation in behavioral psychology.
Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA).
This is the main website for ABA. We invite people who would never think of themselves as "behaviorists," and yet for whom the world of ACT and RFT resonates, to come to an ABA conference or a conference of similar societies world wide (but bring a knowledgable guide with you!). You will be very comfortable with the contextualistic work presented at such meetings and the program is filled with ACT and RFT work.
The Analysis of Behavior: A Program for Self-Instruction, Holland, J.G. & Skinner, B.F.
This website has a free program for PCs that teaches basic behavioral concepts using an interactive format.
The Behaviorism Tutorial, Moore, J.
This website has a free tutorial that teaches behavioral concepts.
A Glossary of Some Terms Used in the Objective Science of Behavior, Verplanck, B.
This website provides a list of definitions for behavioral terms.
The Behavior Analysis Archive at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
This website contains a variety of material related to behavior analysis.
Website of the Oaxaca Psychologist Society (México).
This website includes a variety of resources in Spanish including seminars, articles and slides.