Participants (N = 15) included ten graduate psychology students in an Applied Behavior
Analysis course at a medium-sized, comprehensive New York State college, and five on- and off-site Bachelor-level behavior
specialists from a local, nonprofit agency.
At follow-up, 63% of males and 55% of females reported having engaged in at least one of these behaviors
In 2002, for instance, Couzin and his team showed that a few simple rules for fish interactions yielded phase transitions between swarming behaviors
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.
As a result, studies involving single-subject designs that show a particular treatment to be effective in changing behaviors
must rely on replications across individuals if such results are to be found worthy of generalization.
It is often more effective in organizations to change the systems that influence people's behaviors
, rather than attempting to change behaviors
Health can also be defined in terms of health-promoting behaviors
that a person may engage in.
The students were informed that they would be taught how to use the operant principles learned in the classroom to help reduce undesirable behaviors
in the dogs, while increasing desirable behaviors
The more salient an identity is, the more likely the behaviors
associated with that identity will be enacted, and contexts will more likely be interpreted in relation to that identity.
Radical Change, then, is a theoretical concept that applies digital age principles to explain both some information resources and some information behaviors