A selection of conference presentations and lectures given by faculty in the College of the Pacific - Department of Psychology at University of the Pacific.

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Submissions from 2017

B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior: History, implications, and applications, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of behavioral research on physical activity with young children, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of behavioral research on physical activity with young children, Matthew P. Normand

Psychology in crisis: Why size actually does matter, Matthew P. Normand

Submissions from 2016

Does providing young children the opportunity to choose an activity result in more physical activity, V. Boga and Matthew P. Normand

The effects of text messages on daily step counts, E. Cardoza, A. Cruz-Khalili, and Matthew P. Normand

The effects of peer-directed attention on the physical activity of young children, S. Gauert and Matthew P. Normand

A replication of B. F. Skinner’s verbal summator, S. Gauert, S. Pangburn, and Matthew P. Normand

The influence of peer presence on physical activity exhibited by young children, C. P. Livingston, Matthew P. Normand, and I. Kristjansdottir

B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior: History, controversy, implications, and applications, Matthew P. Normand

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Contemporary developments in behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

Nature via nurture: You were born to be made, Matthew P. Normand

The language of science, Matthew P. Normand

Submissions from 2015

B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior: Misunderstandings and misconceptions, Matthew P. Normand

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: Behavior analysis of physical activity for health and fitness, Matthew P. Normand

Let’s get fit with behavior analysis: An introduction to health research in behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

A survey of functional behavior assessment methods used by behavior analysts in practice, Anthony Oliver, Leigh Pratt, and Matthew P. Normand

A survey of functional behavior assessment methods used by behavior analysts in practice, Anthony Oliver, Leigh Pratt, and Matthew P. Normand

A comparative analysis of physical activity interventions for young children, Heather Zerger and Matthew P. Normand

A comparative analysis of physical activity interventions for young children, Heather Zerger, Matthew P. Normand, V. Boga, A. R. Patel, and C. P. Livingston

Submissions from 2014

Behavioral assessment of physical activity preferences of young children, Byron Miller, Matthew P. Normand, Heather Zerger, and Tracy A. Larson

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of behavioral research on physical activity in young children, Matthew P. Normand

Science, pseudoscience, and skepticism in autism and applied behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand

Strategies to assess and develop verbal behavior in children, Matthew P. Normand

The functional analysis of behavior: History, applications, and implications, Matthew P. Normand

Toward a functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in children, Matthew P. Normand

Exploring alternative career paths in behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand, Kimberly Crossland, and Keith D. Allen

Submissions from 2013

Instead of preaching to the choir, publish outside of the box, Patrick C. Friman, Matthew P. Normand, Derek D. Reed, Henry D. Schlinger, and Stuart A. Vyse

Free-living validation of the New Lifestyles® Nl-2000® pedometer and Fitbit® accelerometer with preschool-age children, Tracy A. Larson, Byron Miller, Allison J. Morley, L. A. Galbraith, and Matthew P. Normand

Structured validation of the New Lifestyles® Nl-2000® pedometer and Fitbit® accelerometer with preschool-age children, Tracy A. Larson, Byron Miller, Allison J. Morley, L. A. Galbraith, and Matthew P. Normand

A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Byron Miller

A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Byron Miller

Considerations for descriptive analyses of physical activity, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Considerations for descriptive analyses of physical activity, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Efficient and practical procedures for measuring and assessing child behavior in the home, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of physical activity research in young children, Matthew P. Normand

Recent developments in the behavioral assessment of physical activity, Matthew P. Normand

Submissions from 2012

A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Byron Miller

Preliminary validation of the Fitbit® fitness tracking device, Byron Miller, Tracy A. Larson, and Matthew P. Normand

The effects of a web-based fitness monitoring system on physical activity in overweight and obese adults, Byron Miller, Matthew P. Normand, and Rutvi Patel

A comparison of descriptive and experimental analyses of physical activity in preschool children, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Descriptive and experimental analyses of variables maintaining moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in preschool children, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Behavior analysis and obesity: Battling the bulge, Matthew P. Normand

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Movement as medicine: Behavior analysis for health and fitness, Matthew P. Normand

Strategies to assess and develop verbal behavior in children with autism, Matthew P. Normand

Increasing physical activity in overweight and obese adults using the Fitbit® fitness tracking device, Matthew P. Normand, Byron Miller, and Rutvi Patel

The effects of structured activities on physical activity in children, P. F. Quan, Anthony Oliver, and Matthew P. Normand

The importance of innovative research in behavior analysis, Kenneth Silverman, Matthew P. Normand, Ran VanHouten, and Timothy R. Vollmer

Submissions from 2011

A functional analysis of physical activity in preschool children, Kristin M. Hustyi, Matthew P. Normand, Tracy A. Larson, and Allison J. Morley

Functional analysis of physical activity in preschool children, Kristin M. Hustyi, Matthew P. Normand, Tracy A. Larson, and Allison J. Morley

A comparison of interval recording methods for measuring physical activity levels, Tracy A. Larson, Byron Miller, Allison J. Morley, and Matthew P. Normand

A functional analysis of physical activity in preschool children, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Kristin M. Hustyi

Infant sign-language training and functional analysis, Mychal A. Machado, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Kristin M. Hustyi

Picture this: Smoking cues as elicitors of compensatory responses in smokers, Mychal Machado, C. S. Kohn, and Matthew P. Normand

Picture this: Smoking cues as elicitors of compensatory responses in smokers, Mychal Machado, C. S. Kohn, and Matthew P. Normand

Using functional analysis methodologies in preschool classrooms, Mychal Machado, Tracy A. Larson, H. White, and Matthew P. Normand

A comparison of interval recording methods for measuring physical activity levels, Byron Miller, Tracy A. Larson, and Matthew P. Normand

Validation of the Fitbit® fitness tracking device, Byron Miller, Tracy A. Larson, and Matthew P. Normand

Be healthy: Behavioral assessment of physical activity, Byron Miller and Matthew P. Normand

Battling the bulge: Future directions for behavioral research on obesity, Matthew P. Normand

Current research in the functional analysis and treatment of problem behavior, Matthew P. Normand

Current research in the functional analysis and treatment of problem behavior, Matthew P. Normand

Verbal behavior analysis at California State University, Los Angeles, Matthew P. Normand

Infant sign-language training and functional analysis, Matthew P. Normand, Mychal Machado, Kristin M. Hustyi, and Allison J. Morley

Submissions from 2010

Cognitive fire: Language as a cultural tool, Daniel Everett

Shaping physical activity in obese and overweight children using percentile schedules, Kristin M. Hustyi, Matthew P. Normand, Tracy A. Larson, and Scott B. Greenberg

Shaping physical activity in overweight and obese children, Kristin M. Hustyi, Matthew P. Normand, Tracy A. Larson, and Scott B. Greenberg

Functional analysis and treatment of escape-maintained noncompliance, Kathryn M. Kestner, Matthew P. Normand, and J. Jessel

A rapid treatment analysis of compliance in young children, Soraya Kunnavatana and Matthew P. Normand

A rapid treatment analysis of compliance in young children, Soraya S. Kunnavatana and Matthew P. Normand

Assessing the effectiveness of a parent-training model through direct measures, Soraya S. Kunnavatana, Matthew P. Normand, Tracy A. Larson, and S. Jensen

The development and validation of physical activity measurement systems, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Kristin M. Hustyi, and Scott B. Greenberg

Infant sign training and functional analysis, Mychal Machado, Kristin M. Hustyi, Allison J. Morley, and Matthew P. Normand

Infant sign training and functional analysis, Mychal Machado, Kristin M. Hustyi, and M. Normand

Behavior analysis in health and fitness: Promoting physical activity, Matthew P. Normand

Much ado about nothing: Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior, Matthew P. Normand

Recent research on child behavior management, Matthew P. Normand

Verbal behavior: Where should we go from here, Matthew P. Normand, Ruth Rehfeldt, and Symon Dymond

Validity of role-play observations in behavioral parent training context, C. Steiner, Soraya S. Kunnavatana, Byron Miller, Matthew P. Normand, and S. Jensen

Submissions from 2009

Behavior analysis of rulegoverned behavior: Contrasting views, William Baum, Matthew P. Normand, Hank Schlinger, and D. Sidener

Guess what? Language is learned, Fiona Cowie

Infant sign training and functional analysis, Kristin M. Hustyi, Mychal Machado, and Matthew P. Normand

Shaping physical activity in obese and overweight children using percentile schedules, Kristin M. Hustyi, Matthew P. Normand, Tracy A. Larson, and Scott B. Greenberg

An analysis of treatment failure with the high-p instruction sequence, Kathryn M. Kestner, Matthew P. Normand, and J. Jessel

Rapid treatment analysis for compliance, Soraya S. Kunnavatana and Matthew P. Normand

Assessing the effectiveness of a parent-training model through direct measurement of parent behavior change, Soraya S. Kunnavatana, Matthew P. Normand, Tracy A. Larson, and S. Jensen

The development and validation of physical activity measurement systems, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Kristin M. Hustyi, and Scott B. Greenberg

Behavior analysis in health and fitness: Promoting physical activity, Matthew P. Normand

The nature-nurture debate and behavior analysis: Heritability, heredity, and behavior, Matthew P. Normand

Treatment integrity: Methods for effective behavioral intervention, Matthew P. Normand

Submissions from 2008

Increasing calorie expenditure through task clarification, goal-setting, self-monitoring, and feedback, Jeanne Donaldson and Matthew P. Normand

Increasing calorie expenditure through task clarification, goal-setting, self-monitoring, and feedback, Jeanne Donaldson and Matthew P. Normand