"We suggest that fathers reinforce, reconfirm, or change their father identity by choosing from various alternative behaviors
based on feedback from significant others" (p.
To view youth information-seeking behavior
as generally lacking is to overlook the new behaviors
nurtured and facilitated by the digital environment and to miss the golden nuggets embedded in these studies.
Key words: applied behavior
analysis, psittacine birds, problem behavior
, reproductive behavior
, avian, hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Data were collected on problem behaviors
and communication during the treatment evaluation.
Teacher use of descriptive analysis data to improve interventions to decrease students' problem behaviors
. Journal of Applied Behavior
Analysis, 26, 227-238.
BALTIMORE -- A functional assessment of behavior
problems in children with developmental disabilities helps clinicians form a hypothesis for why a problem behavior
occurs and what reinforces it, so they can use the information to guide treatment, according to a behavioral scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore.
Client characteristics, type and cause of the client's behavior
problem, situation, effective treatments, and relevant people involved varied across cases.
Add Health followed a cohort of youth who were in grades 7-12 at baseline, in 1995: the study of the relationships between depressive symptoms and risky sexual behavior
used data collected then and in the subsequent wave.
Likewise, the model offers an explanation for how fish schools change their behaviors
on the fly--for instance, if a predator suddenly appears.
But we can make kids less "victim prone" and less apt to be singled out for the bad bullying behavior
that can make them feel terrible.
Although a strong communication culture may emerge from witnessing the behaviors
of top management, research shows that offering rewards and incentives that acknowledge effective communication helps to strengthen and sustain that culture.
There is convincing evidence that parenting behaviors
profoundly impact the development of positive behaviors
and outcomes in youths and adolescents.