The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 141–146 | Cite as

A Classroom Demonstration of Self-Monitoring, Reactivity, and Interobserver Agreement

  • James E. Carr
  • Steven L. Taylor
  • John Austin


A brief classroom demonstration designed to introduce students to the concepts of self-monitoring, reactivity, and interobserver agreement is presented. The demonstration provides students with opportunities to monitor their own behavior, record the behavior of others, and calculate interobserver agreement percentages. Results of using the demonstration with students from two classes are presented.

Key words

self-monitoring reactivity interobserver agreement teaching behavior analysis 


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© Association for Behavior Analysis International 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • James E. Carr
    • 1
  • Steven L. Taylor
    • 1
  • John Austin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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