Behavior Analysis Program

Research Laboratory: Patrick M. Ghezzi, Ph.D., BCBA

Patrick Ghezzi, Ph.D.Dr. Ghezzi's past and present research and scholarship is diverse, ranging from laboratory, quasi-laboratory and naturalistic studies in operant and respondent conditioning with humans and nonhumans to improving services and learning outcomes for young children with developmental disabilities. Although the latter area constitutes the bulk of his current interests, they are not restricted to it.

Lab Members

Cynthia Cardenas Cynthia Cardenas

Research interests: Behavioral education; Instructional design; Precision Teaching; Direct Instruction; Autism; Stimulus control; Organizational Behavior Management

 


Alisha Holder Alisha Holder

Research interests: Behavior Acquisition in Children with Developmental Disabilities; Treatment of Childhood Autism; Social Skills Training; Behavioral Treatment of Addictions


 

Ainsley McPherson Ainsley McPherson

Research interests: Autism; Early Intervention; Gambling

 

 


Kimberly Sigler Kim Sigler

Research interests: Applying behavior analysis in the educational treatment of autism; Functional analysis and treatment of pediatric behavior disorders; Parent, teacher and staff training; Self monitoring procedures; Behavioral interventions with adolescents in state homes

 


Maria Stevenson Maria Stevenson, M.S., BCBA

Pre-doc title: A Comparisons of Data Collection Methods (Advisors: Michele Wallace, Ph.D. & Patrick Ghezzi, Ph.D.)

Research interests: Functional Analysis; Functional Behavior Assessments; Problem Behavior; Measurements in BA; Precision Teaching; BA in Education

 

Sara Stratz Sara Stratz

Research interests: Early Childhood Autism Intervention; Staff/Parent Training

 

 


Benjamin Witts Benjamin Witts

Research interests: Gambling Behavior; Probabilistic and Delayed Discounting; Differences in Hypothetical versus Real Rewards in Research; Generalization of Acquired Responses in Children with Autism; Imitative Repertoire Development; Dissemination of Behavior Analysis; Science and Pseudoscience as it Pertains to Behavior Analysis


Contact

For further information please contact Dr. Ghezzi at:

Patrick M. Ghezzi
Department of Psychology / 296
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
USA

Phone #: (775) 682-8687
Fax #: (775) 784-1126
Email: patrickg@unr.edu

 

Behavior Analysis Program
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