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A scatter plot for identifying stimulus control of problem behavior.

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  • Research Article
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  • Ecology
  • Geography

Abstract

Line graphs that average response frequency over long periods obscure the major rate changes that indicate sources of behavioral control. A scatter plot can make patterns of responding identifiable and, in turn, suggest environmental features that occasion undesirable behavior. Use of scatter diagrams is illustrated in three cases.

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