Association for Behavior Analysis International

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32nd Annual Convention; Atlanta, GA; 2006

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Panel #232a
CE Offered: BACB
History and Historiography of Behavior Analysis: A Panel Discussion of Morriss Invited Tutorial
Sunday, May 28, 2006
4:30 PM–5:20 PM
International Ballroom North
Area: DEV/TPC; Domain: Theory
CE Instructor: Edward K. Morris, Ph.D.
Chair: Alexandra Rutherford (York University)
JAY MOORE (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
JOHN C. MALONE (University of Tennessee)
EDWARD K. MORRIS (University of Kansas)

This panel discussion addresses Dr. Edward K. Morriss invited tutorial on the history and historiography of behavior analysis. The panelists will comment on his main topics (e.g., the value history inquiry, approaches to historical analysis, the methodological considerations), the history of behavior analysis that he interwove among them, and related historiographic concerns (e.g., origin myths). They will address the puzzles and problems he presented and suggest how to solve them. And, they will relate what they think it is to be an historian.




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