Science has helped us understand our world better and improve our quality of life. It can also be used for understanding human behavior and trying to influence it to benefit society. That’s the goal of the Humans Understanding Behavior (HUB) Research Lab at Missouri State University. Dr. Jordan Belisle, associate professor of psychology at Missouri State, oversees the lab. He … [Read more...] about Using science to understand human behavior
Human behavior is responsible for some of the best and worst moments in history. So, how can we use science to make sure humans act in ways that are beneficial to society and the planet? How can we influence and manipulate human behavior? Using the Humans Understanding Behavior (HUB) research lab, Dr. Jordan Belisle, associate professor of psychology at Missouri State … [Read more...] about What makes a choice bad or good?
Behavioral intervention, or “applied behavioral analysis,” teaches people with autism new and adaptive skills. This helps them to better work within the world around them. Dr. Jordan Belisle, assistant professor of psychology at Missouri State University, and Applied Behavior Analysis faculty and students, research how behavioral intervention can improve lives. Teaching to … [Read more...] about How behavioral intervention helps people ‘learn how to learn’