Poster Session: Data from Applied & Basic Research and Applied Behavior Technology

Each year at the annual conference, students, faculty and practitioners showcase their research in a poster session. Judges, made up of TxABA members and presenters, review each student entry and select two posters for Best Student Poster Award.

Past Recipients of Best Poster in the Student Poster Competition


  • Margaret R. Gifford - Conditioning Preferences for Choice-Making Opportunities through Histories of Differential Reinforcer Quality and Magnitude
  • Elizabeth Sansing - Teaching Observational Learning to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An In-Vivo and Video-Model Assessment
  • Brittany A. Zey - Teaching Peer Engagement with Reciprocal Activities


  • Abby Hodges - Using shaping to increase foods consumed by children with autism
  • Marilyse Tucker - Teaching Water Safety Skills to Children with Autism Using Behavioral Skills Training


  • Katherine Ledbetter-Cho - Effects of Behavioral Skills Training and In Situ Feedback on the Abduction-Prevention Skills of Children with Autism
  • Bridgette White - A Clinic-Based Assessment for Evaluating Job-Related Social Skills


  • Emily Hilz - A Bout Analysis of Feeding in Rats as a Function of Force and Ratio Requirements
  • Katie Wiskow - The Effects of Peer Responses on the Strength of Individual Novel Responses


  • Charity English - Effects of Delay and Magnitude Manipulation on Healthy Snack Choices by Typically Developing Children
  • Jelisa Scott - Using Stimulus Equivalence to Teach Face and Relationship Recognition to Older Adults with Dementia


  • Adeline Low - The Effects of Contriving the Relevant Establishing Operation When Teaching the "What" Mand-For-Information
  • Bailey Devine - Analysis of the Value Altering Function of Motivating Operations


  • Layla Abby - Teaching Self-employment Skills to Adults with Developmental Disabilities: An Analogue Analysis with a Recycling Business
  • Rachel Dove - It Might Leave a Bitter Taste in Your Mouth: The Effects of a Sucrose Fading Procedure on the Consumption of Alcohol