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“When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.”
Louis Pasteur (http://www.wisdomquotes.com/cat_children.html)
The sentiments of Pasteur highlight two key values of behavior analysis: valuing the individual and recognizing the enormous potential in humankind. These roles manifest themselves in an applied science that is both pragmatic and empowering. Findings from the science of behavior analysis have successfully made the transfer from research to practice and into everyday usage by the public. This homogenization1 of behavior analysis can be seen everywhere. For parents, behavior analysis has developed proactive and positive child rearing strategies (Azrin, ...