Here are three of the four assumptions of Applied Behavior Analysis: (1) A person's
past learning and biological make-up affect current behavior. (2) All voluntary behavior,
both appropriate behavior and inappropriate behavior, is governed by the same
principles. (3) Behavior is related to the environment in which it occurs. Which of the
following completes the four assumptions?
a. Punishment is the most important technique in ABA.
b. Behavior serves a purpose.
c. Some behaviors cannot be changed.
d. Biologically-based behaviors cannot be changed.
Research has shown that increasing correct academic responses can produce positive
effects on classroom behaviors.
Mr. Marks teaches his students to shoot free throws by teaching them how to stand
correctly. When they can do that, he teaches them how to hold the ball to prepare for the
shot. When they can do those two steps, he teaches them how to shoot the ball. Mr.
Marks is using which instructional technique?
a. total task presentation