Description and Validation of a Computerized Behavioral Data Program: “BDataPro”
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BDataPro is a Microsoft Windows®-based program that allows for real-time data collection of multiple frequency- and duration-based behaviors, summary of behavioral data (in terms of average responses per min, percentage of 10-s intervals, and cumulative responses within 10-s bins), and calculation of reliability coefficients. The current article describes the functionality of the program. BDataPro is freely available for download from the authors’ institution websites.
KeywordsComputerized data collection Data analysis Data collection validation Observational data
This research was supported by Grant Number AR100184 from the Autism Research Program, which is a component of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs within the Department of Defense.
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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.