What’s In Your Language?

Behavior analysts in general love technical language. I am guilty as charged—I love talking about technical terms, and once I even wrote a paper reviewing how behavior analysts use the term prompt (you can check it here), but I want to know about your everyday language. Have you thought about the implications of your language … Continue reading What’s In Your Language?

Concurrent Operants and Self-Control

My favorite graduate school professor used to say “Life is a concurrent operant.” In my early days of graduate school, I was fascinated by the use of technical language, and found poetry is this definition of life. In life, we are presented with many options, and like a pigeon in a chamber, must choose which … Continue reading Concurrent Operants and Self-Control