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  • Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D

Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D is President of bSci21 Media, LLC, which owns bSci21.org and BAQuarterly.com. Todd serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management and as an editorial board member for Behavior and Social Issues. He has worked as a behavior analyst in day centers, residential providers, homes, and schools, and served as the director of Behavior Analysis Online at the University of North Texas. Todd’s areas of expertise include writing, entrepreneurship, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Instructional Design, Organizational Behavior Management, and ABA therapy. Todd can be reached at todd.ward@bsci21.org.

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Teaching Robots with Positive Reinforcement at Johns Hopkins…

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are successfully using positive reinforcement procedures to help robots learn.  Reinforcers in the form of points are given to the...

Behavioral Psychologist Fights Pandemic with an App

As a society, we know what to do to stop the spread of COVID-19. We need to wash our hands, practice social distancing, and wear...

Pandemic got you down? Psychological flexibility may help.

The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it social isolation and uncertainty. Most people don’t deal well with these things.  Most of us want to interact with...

6 Guidelines for incorporating ACT into traditional ABA practice.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or Acceptance and Commitment Training, originated in the 1980s as an approach to well-being that targets language and cognition from a...

Why Behavioral Scientists should Understand Financial Markets

Sometimes people in the behavioral sciences are overly focused on the individual.  They want to understand and influence people’s lives for the better by looking...

How parents can practice self-compassion during COVID-19

The global COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down.  Unemployment is at record levels.  Most of those who still have a job work from...

How the Pandemic Changed Dating

Dating has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a recent article on CNN dives deep into the topic with case studies and input from experts...

How Language Research can Inform COVID-19 Policy.

Several news outlets recently reported on a PloS Medicine study which concluded that a large pandemic can be prevented with three behaviors: social distancing, hand...

Transitioning from Autism to Organizational Behavior Management

I’m fortunate to see a wide cross-section of behavioral science, and behavior analysis, that few others see, due to my role at bSci21.org and the...

DO YOU HAVE A “QUALITY” ABA SERVICE PROVIDER?

During a recent webinar, Rethink Behavioral Health and the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence asked the question: “What does ‘quality’ really mean?” in regards to an Applied Behavior Analysis...