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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Study Topics: Assessment... “The Registered Behavior TechnicianTM (RBT®) is a paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, or FL-CBA. The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services. The RBT does not design intervention or assessment plans.” (https://bacb.com/rbt/) The RBT … ...
A Successful Relationship Requires Complete Authenticity... It’s time to get real. Recently I was at Sex Geek Conservatory with Reid Mihalko of ReidAboutSex and Cathy Vartuli of The Intimacy Dojo. They had us do an exercise in which we took two minutes each to teach one simple concept. As I thought … ...
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Study Topics: Measurement... “The Registered Behavior TechnicianTM (RBT®) is a paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, or FL-CBA. The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services. The RBT does not design intervention or assessment plans.” (https://bacb.com/rbt/) The RBT … ...
Adults view black girls as 'less innocent' When compared with their white peers, young black girls are viewed less as children and more like adults.
Smart kids live longer Intelligent children tend to live longer than their less gifted peers.
Social-Emotional Development in a Hyper-Competitive Age Our current political situation is a logical conclusion of many years of celebrating competition and success that are achieved at the expense of others.
How Puppies Could Save Your Relationship Boosting marital quality with some of the oldest (and cheesiest) techniques known to psychology. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
9 Warning Signs of Exercise Addiction Have you ever heard the saying, “Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing?” When used moderately to maintain physical and mental health, or when used in conjunction with an appropriate amount of nourishment, exercise has a whole host of incredible benefits. … ...
Maggie's Story: The Many Reasons Why NOT Maggie Nelson wanted desperately to end her life, to end the pain. But she gave hope a chance and found her way to flourishing.
Would You Agree to Sex with a Total Stranger? Sex with strangers? Men and women disagree.
How the cortex assigns credit for causality New research affirms a key role for neurons in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in the crucial learning task of determining what caused a desired result.
Serotonin contributions to cocaine's allure A new study reinforces long-held suspicions that the brain chemical serotonin, a molecule usually associated with mood, appetite and libido, makes a direct contribution to the actions of cocaine. Scientists can now clearly see details of how the brain uses serotonin not just to regulate mood, but also to drive both rapid and long-lasting changes in the brain. They suspect these changes may contribute to the brain modifications that ultimately trap users in an addicted state.
Mouse's view of the world, seen through its whiskers Neuroscientists have thoroughly mapped the touch, visual and auditory regions of the brain's cortex, but how does this sensory information get processed into our perception of the world? Researchers have for the first time reconstructed the spatial map a mouse creates with its whiskers, and found evidence that layers 2 and 3 of the somatosensory cortex integrate the discret inputs from each whisker to create a smooth map of the surrounding world.
12 Survival Tips for Living with a Narcissist Sometimes leaving a narcissist is not an option. A parent recognizes their adult child as narcissistic but desperately wants to maintain a basic relationship. A spouse is uninclined to leave their narcissistic partner for several reasons such as economic, commitment, or (dare I say) love. … ...
Finding Their Way Home: Posttraumatic Growth in Combat Veterans...    Despite billions of dollars spent each year in the U.S. on research and treatment for combat veterans struggling with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), one fact has become clear: the current evidence-based approached don’t appear to be the magic bullet we hoped they would be.  … ...
10 Summer Depression Busters Although my mood seems to be better with more sun, I understand why a substantial number of folks get more depressed in the summer. Extreme heat is hard to tolerate. In fact, in a study published in Science in 2013, researchers reported that as temperatures rose, the … ...
What's In a Face? Human faces exhibit more diversity than any other physical feature and more than other species. This fact tells us of the social evolution of our ancestors.
Protein associated with Parkinson's disease linked to human upper GI tract infections Acute and chronic infections in a person's upper gastrointestinal tract appear to be linked to Parkinson's disease, say scientists.
When Being a Pessimist Can Be a Good Thing A positive attitude is often touted as a secret ingredient to entrepreneurial success. And it’s true: your outlook can impact everything from your sales numbers to your mental health. But blind optimism can leave you ill-prepared for stressful situations. And as every entrepreneur knows, pressure … ...
Network of neurons crucial for vocal learning identified Researchers have identified a network of neurons that plays a vital role in learning vocalizations by aiding communication between motor and auditory regions of the brain.