Behavior Analysis

Behavior analysis consists of 3 main branches: applied behavior analysis (ABA), experimental analysis of behavior (EAB), and behaviorism.

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) – refers to the science of understanding and improving socially significant human behavior.

Experimental analysis of behavior (EAB) – refers to basic research about behavior.  EAB, which is made up by decades of research literature, is the scientific foundation for ABA.

Behaviorism – refers to the philosophy of the science of behavior.

References and Resources

  • Cooper, J. O., Heron, T. E., & Heward, W. L. (2007). Applied behavior analysis, 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall
  • About Behavior Analysis via the Behavior Analyst Certification Board



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