Is Behavior Analysis part of Psychology?

Content Author: Robert K Ross Is ABA part of psychology or is it a separate discipline? Below is a simplified explanation of the differences in perspectives, not a comprehensive comparison of the two disciplines. The answer to this question is that while many people have historically viewed behavior analysis as a branch of psychology, the

Functional Analysis Of Behavior

A number of procedures are often described as a “Functional analysis” of behavior. Definition: Procedures where either antecedents and consequences or consequences alone are systematically manipulated to evaluate the effects of their presence or absence on rates of behavior. A functional analysis may take any one of the following forms: 1. Analog Functional Analyses: 2.