The Analysis of Verbal Behavior

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 31–36 | Cite as

Autistic Behavior, Behavior Analysis, and the Gene



This article addresses the meaning of autism, the etiology of autistic behavior and values, the naturenurture debate, contingencies vs. genes, and resistance to a behavioral analysis of autism.


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© Association of Behavior Analysis International 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Behavior Analysis Program, Department of PsychologyWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazooUSA

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