Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Research
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the applied branch of behavior analysis, a natural science with concepts, research methods, and principles. There is increased scientific research documenting the effectiveness of a large array of ABA procedures for building useful skills and reducing problem behaviors in individuals with and without specific diagnoses. ABA research articles can be found in a variety of Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals, for example:
- Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA): https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/19383703
- Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (JEAB): https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/19383711
- Behavior Analysis in Practice (BAP): https://link.springer.com/journal/40617
- Psychological Records: https://www.springer.com/psychology/journal/40732
- European Journal of Behavior Analysis (EJOBA): http://www.ejoba.org/
Below you will find a list with some recent articles, however, understand that this is a very small sample. The breadth of research in the ABA field is incredibly rich, and we highly recommend that professionals stay in touch with the current literature.
- DeSouza, A. A., Fisher, W. W., & Rodriguez, N. M. (2019). Facilitating the emergence of convergent intraverbals in children with autism. Journal of applied behavior analysis, 52(1), 28-49.
- Grob, C. M., Lerman, D. C., Langlinais, C. A., & Villante, N. K. (2019). Assessing and teaching job‐related social skills to adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of applied behavior analysis, 52(1), 150-172.
- Akers, J. S., Higbee, T. S., Pollard, J. S., & Reinert, K. S. (2018). Sibling-Implemented Script Fading to Promote Play-Based Statements of Children with Autism. Behavior analysis in practice, 11(4), 395-399.