News and Updates

Further Examination of Video-based Preference Assessments Without Contingent Access

I’m happy to share a recent project on video-based preference assessments! In this study, we attempted to replicate previous findings that video-based preference assessments without contingent access may accurately predict preference. Then, we conducted a preliminary evaluation to begin to try and understand the potential behavioral mechanisms (reasons) for the validity of this assessment. The…

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Doctoral Fellowship in ASD

The Michael and Kathy Bosco Research Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at Michigan State University We are pleased to announce the The Michael and Kathy Bosco Research Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at Michigan State University (MSU). This fellowship provides an exciting opportunity to conduct innovative research in ASD, while working with world-renowned faculty…

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Sleep and ASD: How Sleep Affects Challenging Behavior and General Recommendations for Treatment of Behavioral Sleep-Related Disorders

TL;DR: 1) click here for a study on how sleep affects challenging behavior in children with ASD; 2) click here for recommendations for sleep-related issues w/children with ASD Did you know that 50-80% of children with ASD experience sleep-related difficulties? That’s one out of every two children, at best! Below, I briefly describe our newly published…

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Dr. Brodhead Interviewed on the Behavioral Observations Podcast

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Matt Cicoria, host of the Behavioral Observations Podcast, to discuss my upcoming book and other fun topics related to ethics and behavior analysis. You can listen to the podcast by clicking here. I highly recommend you check out Matt’s podcast. He creates great content that I would…

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Generalization of Activity Schedules

I’d like to congratulate Cora for her successful defense of her thesis! Cora taught children with autism to use an activity schedule in an intensive behavioral intervention classroom, and evaluated generalization of activity schedule following in an inclusive classroom. Cora’s thesis was very well done, and it raised many interesting questions for us to ask…

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