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Publications on the History of Behavior Analysis

 

 


 

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Journal Articles


ABA Newsletter

Malott, R. M., Lyon, D., and Malott, M. E.  (2002).  A history of the Association for Behavior Analysis. ABA Newsletter, 25 (3), 5-16

 


American Psychologist 

Harris, B. (1979).  Whatever happened to little Albert?  American Psychologist, 3-4, 151-160.

 

Hayes, S. & Hayes, L. (1992). Verbal relations and the evolution of behavior analysis. American Psychologist, 47(11), 1383-1395.

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American Quarterly

Brinbaum, L. C. (1955). Behaviorism in the 1920's. American Quarterly, 7, 15-30.

 

Cravens, H., Burnham, J. C. (1971). Psychology and evolutionary naturalism in American thought, 1890-1940. American Quarterly, 23, 635-657.

 


Behavior and Social Issues

Sherman, G. J. (1995). Excerpts from the Diary of a Behviorist: The Search for a Science of Psychology. The Early Years. Behavior and Social Issues, 5(2), 51-71.

 

Cook, D. A. (1996). Fred S. Keller: An Appreciation. Behavior and Social Issues, 6(1), 61 - 71.

 


Behaviorism

Coleman, S. R. & Gormezano, I. (1979). Classical conditioning and the "law of effect": Historical and empirical assessment. Behaviorism, 7, 1-3.

 

Tweney, R. D. (1979). Reflections on the history of behavioral theories of language. Behaviorism, 7(1), 91-103.

 

Allen, H. J. (1980). P. W. Bridgman and B. F. Skinner on private experience. Behaviorism, 8, 15-29. 

 

Coleman, S. R. (1981). Historical context and systematic functions of the concept of the operant. Behaviorism, 9, 207-226.

 

Scharff, J. L. (1982). Skinner’s concept of the operant: From necessitarian to probabilistic causality. Behaviorism, 10, 45-54.

 

Smith, L. D. (1982). Purpose and cognition: The limits of neorealist influence in Tolman’s psychology. Behaviorism, 10, 151-163.

 

Pronko, N. H., & Herman, D. T. (1982). From Dewey’s reflex arc concept to transactionalism and beyond. Behaviorism, 10, 229-254.

 

Baldwin, J. D. (1988). Mead and Skinner: Agency and determinism. Behaviorism, 16, 109-127.

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The Behavior Analyst

Keller, F. S. (1966). A Fire in Schermerhorn Extension. The Behavior Analyst, 9, 139-146. (available online here)

 

Dinsmoor, J. A. (1979).  A note on the historical record: MPA and MABA.  The Behavior Analyst, 2, 22-24. (available online here)

 

Morris, E. K., Higgins, S. T., & Bickel, W. K. (1982). The influence of Kantor’s interbehavioral psychology on behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 5, 159-173. (available online here)

 

Moore, J. (1985). Some historical and conceptual relations among logical positivism, operationism, and behaviorism. The Behavior Analyst, 8, 53-63. (available online here

 

Coleman, S. R. (1985).  B. F. Skinner, 1926-1928: From literature to psychology. The Behavior Analyst, 8, 77-92. (available online here)

 

Todd, J. T., & Morris, E. K. (1986). The early research of John B. Watson: Before the behavioral revolution. The Behavior Analyst9, 71-88.  (available online here)

 

Schneider, S. M., & Morris, E. K. (1987). A history of the term radical behaviorism: From Watson to Skinner. The Behavior Analyst, 10, 27-39. (available online here)

 

Coleman, S. R. (1987). Quantitative order in B. F. Skinner's early research program, 1928-1931. The Behavior Analyst, 10, 47 - 65.

 

Moxley, R. A. (1989). Some historical relationships between science and technology with implications for behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 12, 45-57 (available online here)

 

Keller, F. S. (1989). A lost art. The Behavior Analyst, 12, 115-119. (available online here)

 

Sidman, M. (1989). Avoidance at Columbia. The Behavior Analyst, 12, 191-195. (available online here)

 

McGill, W. J. (1989). Time past, time present, time future. The Behavior Analyst, 12, 197-202 (available online here)

 

Stebbins, W. C. & Moody, D. B. (1989). Concerning the hallmark of a discrimination. The Behavior Analyst, 12, 203-211. (available online here)

 

Dinsmoor, J. A. (1989). Keller and Schoenfeld's Principles of Psychology. The Behavior Analyst, 12, 213-219. (available online here)

 

Nevin, J. A. (1989). Keller, Schoenfeld, Cumming, and Beryman as instructional stimuli. The Behavior Analyst, 12, 221-225. (available online here)

 

Verhave, T. (1990). Reflections on the impact of K & S as a systematic textbook. The Behavior Analyst, 13, 51-60. (available online here)  

 

Vaughan, M. E. (1990). Reflections on B. F. Skinner. The Behavior Analyst, 13, 101-102. (available online here)

 

Morris, E. K., Todd, J. T., Midgley, B. D., Schneider, S. M., & Johnson, L. M. (1990).  The history of behavior analysis: Some historiography and a bibliography. The Behavior Analyst, 13, 131-158. (available online here)

 

Andresen, J. (1991). Skinner and Chomsky 30 years later. Or: The return of the repressed. The Behavior Analyst, 14, 49-60. (available online here)

 

Thyer, B. A. (1991). The enduring intellectual legacy of B. F. Skinner: A citation count from 1966-1989. The Behavior Analyst, 14, 73-75. (available online here)

 

Morris, E. K. (1992). The aim, progress and evolution of behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 15, 3-29. (available online here)

 

Keller, F. S. (1992). Memories of psychology in the twenties. The Behavior Analyst, 15, 101-107. (available online here)

 

Herrnstein, R. J., Dews, P.B., Estes, W. K., Morse, W. H. & Quine, W. V. O. (1994). Memorial minute for B. F. Skinner. The Behavior Analyst, 17, 2-5. (available online here)

 

Baum, W. M. (1994). Richard J. Herrnstein: A memoir. The Behavior Analyst, 17, 203-206. (available online here)

 

Keller, F. S. (1996). Obituary: Fred S. Keller (1899 - 1996). The Behavior Analyst, 19, 7-9. (available online here)

 

Lindsley, O. R. (1996). In memoriam: Thomas F. Gilbert (1927-1995). The Behavior Analyst, 19, 11-18. (available online here)

 

Bijou, S. W. (1996). Reflections on some early events related to behavior analysis of child development. The Behavior Analyst, 19, 49-60. (available online here)

 

Morris, E. K. (1998). In memoriam: Ellen P. Reese (1926-1997). The Behavior Analyst, 21, 139-142 (available online here)

 

Morrow, J. E. (1999). In memoriam: Frank Eplinng (1943-1998). The Behavior Analyst, 22, 31-33. (available online here)

 

Rives-Inesta, E. (1999). An interview with W. N. Schoenfeld (July 22, 1990). The Behavior Analyst, 22, 123-130. (available online here)

 

Leigland, S. (2000). Remembering Ullin Place. The Behavior Analyst, 23, 99-100. (available online here

 

Palmer, D. C. (2000). In Memoriam: Ullin Place: 1924-2000. The Behavior Analyst, 23, 95-98. (available online here)

 

Morris, E. K., Baer, D. M., Favell, J. E., Glenn, S. S., Hineline, P. N., Malott, M. E., & Michael, J. (2001). Some reflections on 25 years of The Association for Behavior Analysis: Past, present, and future. The Behavior Analyst, 24(2), 125-146. (available online here)

 

Poulson, C. L. (2002). In Memoriam: Donald M. Baer (1931-2002): A man of intelligence, integrity, courtesy, and humor. The Behavior Analyst, 25(2), 129-134. (available online here)

 

Wesolowski, M. D. (2002). Pioneer Profiles: An interview with Don Baer. The Behavior Analyst, 25(2), 135-150. (available online here)

 

Lamal, P. A. (2004). In Memoriam: Joel Greenspoon (1920-2004). The Behavior Analyst, 27(2), 287-289. (available online here)

 

Tomanari, G. Y. (2006). We lost a leader: Maria Amelia Matos (1939-2005), The Behavior Analyst, 29, 109-112. (available online here)

 

Morris, E. K. (2008). Sidney W. Bijou: The Illinois years, 1965-1975. The Behavior Analyst, 21(2) 179-203. (available online here)

 

Altus, D. (2009). In Memoriam: Visionary and Activist: Kathleen Kinkade (1930-2008). The Behavior Analyst, 32, 255-258. (available online here)

 

Layng, T. V. J. (2009). The search for an effective clinical behavior analysis: The nonlinear thinking of Israel Goldiamond. The Behavior Analyst, 32, 163-184. (available online here)

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Behavior Analysis Letters

Boakes, R. A. (1983). Concepts of mental continuity and early 20th century comparative psychology.Behavior Analysis Letters, 3, 253. 

 


The Gamut

Coleman, S. R. (1982). B. F. Skinner: Systematic iconclast. The Gamut, 6, 53-75. 

 


Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

Hawkins, R. P., Chase, P. N., & Scotti, J. R. (1993). Applied behavior analysis at West Virginia University: A brief history. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 26, 573-582.  (available online here)

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Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior

Catania, A. C. (1987). Some darwinian lessons for behavior analysis: A review of Bowler's the eclipse of darwinism'. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 47, 249-257.  (available online here)

 

Hineline, P. N., & Laties, V. G. (1987). Introduction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 439-440. (available online here)

 

Dinsmoor, J. A. (1987). A visit to Bloomington: The first conference on the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 441-445. (available online here

 

Skinner, B. F. (1987). Antecedents. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 447-448. (available online here)

 

Herrnstein, R. J. (1987). Reminiscences already? Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 448-453. (available online here)

 

Keller, F. S. (1987). Columbia gems. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 453-455. (available online here)

 

Kelleher, R. T., & Morse, W. H. (1987). The Yerkes connection. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 456-457. (available online here)

 

Brady, J. V. (1987). Back to baseline. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 458-459. (available online here)

 

Dews, P. B. (1987). An outsider on the inside. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 459-462. (available online here)

 

Verhave, T. (1987). Faded images. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 462-464. (available online here)

 

Schoenfeld, W. N. (1987). Reminiscences, you say? Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 464-468. (available online here)

 

Blough, D. S. (1987). Counterpoint. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 468-469. (available online here)

 

Lindsley, O. R. (1987). Collecting the first dollars for JEAB. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 469-471. (available online here)

 

Dinsmoor, K. (1987). "Money's the cheapest thing we've got"?. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 472-475. (available online here)

 

Gilbert, M. B. (1987). Memories of JEAB's mother. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 475-477. (available online here)

 

Boren, J. J. (1987). How it was being second. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 478-479. (available online here)

 

Azrin, N. H. (1987). Behavior in the beginning. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 480-481.  (available online here)

 

Catania, A. C. (1987). Editorial selection. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 481-483. (available online here)

 

Laties, V. G. (1987). Double duty. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 485-487. (available online here)

 

Zeiler, M. D. (1987). Two sides of behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 487-489. (available online here)

 

Nevin, J. A. (1987). Variation and progress. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 489-490. (available online here)

 

Hineline, P. N. (1987). Self-conscious behavior analysis. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 490-493. (available online here)

 

Laties, V. G. (1987).  Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior: The first thirty year (1957-1987).  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 48, 495-512. (available online here)

 

Dinsmoor, J. A. (1988). In the beginning.... Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 50, 287-296.

 

Dinsmoor, J. A. (1990). Academic roots: Columbia University, 1943-1951. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 54, 129-149

 

Chance, P. (1999). Thorndike's puzzle boxes and the origins of the experimental analysis of behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior72, 433-440. (available online here)

 

Catania, A. C. (2002). The watershed years of 1958-1962 in the Harvard Pigeon Lab. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 77(3), 327-345.

 

Catania, A. C. (2003). B. F. Skinner's science and human behavior: Its antecedents and its consequences. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 80, 313-320. (available online here)

 

Marr, M. J. (2006). A Major Trio. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 86, 355-357. (available online here)

 

Barrett, J. E. (2006). Behavioral Determinants of Drug Action: The Contributions of Peter B. Dews. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 86, 359-370. (available online here)

 

Branch, M. N. (2006). Roger T. Kelleher, Behavior Analyst. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 86, 371-384. (available online here)

 

Zeiler, M.D. (2006). An Architect of the Golden Years. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 86, 385-391. (available online here)

 

Catania, A. C. (2008). The journal of the experimental analysis of behavior at zero, fifty, and one hundred. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 89, 111-118. (available online here

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Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences

Burnham, J. C. (1968). On the origins of behaviorism. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 4, 143-151. 

 

Skinner, B. F. (1981). Pavlov’s influence on psychology in America. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 17, 242-245. 

 

Buckley, K. W. (1982). The selling of a psychologist: John Broadus Watson and the application of behavioral techniques to advertising. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 18, 207-221. 

 

Windholz, G. (1983). Pavlov’s position toward American behaviorism. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 19, 394-407.

 

Samelson, F. (1985). Organizing for the kingdom of behavior: Academic battles and organizational policies in the twenties. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 21, 33-47.

 


The Journal of Mind and Behavior

Coleman, S. R. (1984). Background and change in B. F. Skinner metatheory from 1930 to 1938. Journal of Mind and Behavior, 5, 471-500.

 

 Moore, J. (2005). Some Historical and Conceptual Background to the Development of B.F. Skinner’s “Radical Behaviorism” — Part 1. The Journal of Mind and Behavior, 26(1), 65-94.    

 

Moore, J. (2005). Some Historical and Conceptual Background to the Development of B.F. Skinner’s “Radical Behaviorism” — Part 2. The Journal of Mind and Behavior, 2(2), 95-124.

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Moore, J. (2005). Some Historical and Conceptual Background to the Development of B.F. Skinner’s “Radical Behaviorism” — Part 3. J. The Journal of Mind and Behavior, 26(3), 137-160.

 


Life Sciences

Dews, P. B. (1978). Origins and future of behavioral pharmacology. Life Sciences, 22, 1115-1121.

 


New Society

Cornwell, P., & Hobbs, S. (1976). The strange sea of Little Albert. New Society, 602-604.

 


The Pavlovian Journal of Biological Science

Coleman, S. R. (1988). Assessing Pavlov's impact on the American conditioning enterprise. The Pavlovian Journal of Biological Science, 23, 102-106. 

 


The Psychological Record

Fuller, P. R. (1973). Professors Kantor and Skinner - The "Grand Alliance" of the 40's. The Psychological Record, 23, 318-324.

 

Coleman, S. R. (1985). When historians disagree: B. F.  and  E. G. Boring, 1930. The Psychological Record, 35, 301-304. 

 


Psychological Reports

Muckler, F. A. (1963). On the reason of animals: Historical antecedents to the logic of modern behaviorism. Psychological Reports, 12, 863-882. (available online here)

 


Psychological Review

Bergmann, G. (1956). The contribution of John B. Watson. Psychological Review, 63, 265-276.

 

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Reminiscences

Donald A. Cook - BSI vol. 6(1) (1996) pp. 61-71

Paul Fuller - BSI vol. 5(1) (1995) pp. 21-34

Joel Greenspoon - BSI vol 4 (1994), pp. 51-67

John Mabry - BSI vol. 6(2) (1996) pp. 109-125

J. Gilmour Sherman - BSI vol. 5(2) (1995) pp. 51-71

 

 


 

Book Chapters

 

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Books

 

Keller, F. S. (1973) The History of Psychology: A Personalized System of Instruction Course.  Roanoke: The Scholar's Press Ltd. The History of Psychology - PSI - Fred S Keller.pdf

 

Day, W. F. (1980). The historical antecedents of contemporary behaviorism. In R. W. Rieber & K. Salzinger (Eds.), Psychology: Theoretical-historical perspectives (pp. 203-263). New York: Academic Press

 

Wozniak, R. H. (1994). Behaviourism: The Early Years. In R. H. Wozniak (Ed.), Reflex, Habit and Implicit Response: The Early Elaboration of Theoretical and Methodological Behaviorism 1915-1928. London: Routledge/Thoemmes

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The Behavior of Organisms: A Blog Entry 

 


 

Other

 

Michael, J. (September 22, 2005).  Important Developments in Behavior Analysis 1980-2005.  Florida Association for Behavior Analysis (FABA)

 

Giraldo, B. (January, 2012). Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Beginnings of a Successful Relationship. 6th Autism Conference of the Association of Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)

 

 

Giraldo, B. (May 27, 2013) 100 Years of Behaviorism: 1913 - 2013. 39th Annual Convention of the Association of Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)

 

 

 

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