David Cox

David J. Cox is currently completing his PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Behavior Analysis from the University of Florida. His current research focuses on choice, preference, automatically maintained behavior, relapse, quantitative modeling of behavior, and ethical behavior. David began working clinically in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2006. He has worked primarily with individuals with Autism and Related Disabilities in home, school, and community settings.

Affiliations

Association for Behavior Analysis International
Ethics and Behavior Analysis SIG
Evidence Based Practice SIG
Teaching Behavior Analysis SIG
Association for Behavior Analysis – Deutschland
Association of Professional Behavior Analysts
Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior
American Psychological Association
American Society of Bioethics and Humanities
Animal Behavior Society

Areas of Interest

Quantitative Analyses of Behavior
Ethics
Automatically Maintained Behavior
Severe Behavior
Relapse

Education

PhD, Psychology, Specialization in Behavior Analysis, University of Florida (Expected – 2018)
Grad. Cert, Applied Behavior Analysis, University of North Texas, (2011)
M.S., Bioethics, Specialization in Clinical Ethics, Union Graduate College & Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, (2010)
B.S., Psychology, Arizona State University (2008)

Publications

  1. Cox, D.J., & Dallery, J. (in prep). Influence of multiple outcomes on monetary discounting. Behavioural Processes.
  2. Cox, D.J., Ong, T., & Jones, T. (in prep). Influence of testimonials on selection of service provider. Behavior Analysis Research & Practice.
  3. Bolivar, H., Pizarro, E., & Cox, D.J. (in prep). Gerontechnology in behavior analysis. Behavior Analysis Research & Practice.
  4. Stedman-Falls, L., Barlow, M.A., & Cox, D.J. (submitted). ABA online: A review of internet-based interventions in Applied Behavior Analysis. Behavior Analysis Research & Practice.
  5. Quigley, S.P., Blevins, P.R., Cox, D.J., Brodhead, M.T., & Kim, S. (submitted). An evaluation of the ethical implications of telehealth research with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Behavior Analysis Research & Practice.
  6. *Invited Manuscript* Cox, D.J. (submitted). A brief overview of within-subject experimental designs. Austin Journal of Autism & Related Disabilities.
  7. Cox, D.J., & Dallery, J. (accepted). Effects of delay and probability combinations on discounting in humans. Behavioural Processes.
  8. Cox, D.J., Sosine, J., & Dallery, J. (accepted). Application of the matching law to pitch selection in professional baseball. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
  9. Cox, D.J. (2012). From Interdisciplinary to Integrated Care of the Child with Autism: The Essential Role for a Code of Ethics. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42, 2729-2738. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1530-z

Presentations

International and National Presentations

  1. Cox, D.J., & Dallery, J. (May, 2016). Toward a Method for Measuring the Influence of Multiple Outcomes on Discounting. Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. [Expected]
  2. Martner, S., Cox, J., & DeLeon, I.G. (May, 2016). Certificants’ Reports of Contact with Literature and Continuing Education. Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference. Chicago, IL. [Expected]
  3. Stedman-Falls, L.M., Barlow, M.A., & Cox, D.J. (May, 2016). ABA Online: A Review of Applied Behavior Analysis Interventions Implemented via the Internet. Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. [Expected]
  4. Losee, J., & Cox, D.J. (November, 2015). Discounting and Decision Making Under Hurricane Threat. Society for Judgment and Decision Making Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.
  5. Cox, D.J. (May, 2015). Application of the Generalized Matching Law to Pitch Selection in Professional Baseball. Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.
  6. Cox, D.J. (May, 2015). Extending the Validity of Discounting Tasks Measuring Half-Amounts. Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior Annual Symposia, San Antonio, TX.
  7. Cox, D.J. (May, 2014). Strategies for Tacting and Responding to Mands for Cultural Sensitivity Emitted by Clients. Applied Behavior Analysis International. Chicago, IL.
  8. Cox, D.J. (May, 2013). Metaethics, Behavior Analysis, and the Route to Professionalization. Applied Behavior Analysis International. Minneapolis, MN.
  9. Cox, D.J. (January, 2013). Differential Negative Reinforcement in Treatment of Severe Aggression in an 11 Year-Old Boy with Autism. Applied Behavior Analysis International Annual Autism Conference. Portland, OR.
  10. Cox, D.J. (May, 2012). Ethical Decision Making Within Applied Behavior Analysis. Applied Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Annual Convention. Seattle, WA.
  11. Cox, D.J., & Gearhard, A.K. (April, 2011). Behaviorism: Integrating Disciplines within an Interdisciplinary Paradigm. Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, HI.
  12. Cox, D.J. (April, 2010). Evidenced Based Efficacy of the Interdisciplinary Intervention Model. Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, HI.
  13. Cox, D.J. (April, 2010). Intellectual Responsibilities of the Interdisciplinary Intervention Therapists. Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, HI.
  14. Cox, D.J. (April, 2010). Parental Involvement in Behavioral Therapy for Children With Autism: A Manner for Etiquette, Ethics, Regulation, or Law? Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities. Honolulu, HI.
  15. Cox, D.J. (May, 2009). The World is My Classroom: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Play & Leisure Skills in ASD. Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities. Honolulu, HI.

Regional and State Presentations

  1. Cox, D.J. (April, 2015). Extending the Validity of Discounting Tasks Measuring Half Amounts. Third Annual CARE Symposium. Gainesville, FL.
  2. Cox, D.J. (February, 2013). Cumulative Record of Free Operant Preference Assessment and Subsequent Reinforcer Rotation. CalABA Annual Western Regional Conference. Garden Grove, CA.
  3. Cox, D.J. (May, 2011). Autism 101. Colorado Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference. Denver, CO.

Local Presentations

  1. Cox, D.J. (July, 2014). Philosophical Premises for the Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts. STE Consultants, LLC – Type II BACB CEUS. Berkeley, CA.
  2. Cox, D.J. (April, 2014). Resurgence: Experimental Clarification and Applied Strategies for Practitioner Avoidance Thereof. STE Consultants, LLC Type II BACB CEUS. Berkeley, CA.
  3. Cox, D.J. (July, 2013). Current Best Practice in the Implementation of Functional Analyses. STE Consultants, LLC Type II BACB CEUs: Berkeley, CA.
  4. Cox, D.J. (June, 2013). Metaethics, Behavior Analysis, and the Route to Professionalization. STE Consultants, LLC Type II BACB CEUs. Berkeley, CA.
  5. Cox, D.J. (December, 2012). What is the Mechanism by Which Extinction Has its Effect? STE Consultants, LLC Type II BACB CEUs. Berkeley, CA.
  6. Cox, D.J. (October, 2012). ABA Workshop for School Teachers & School Psychologists. San Lorenzo Unified School District. San Lorenzo, CA.
  7. Cox, D.J. (August, 2012). Conditioned Reinforcement: The Old and the New/Varied(?) STE Consultants, LLC Type II BACB CEUs. Berkeley, CA.
  8. Cox, D.J. (May, 2012). Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Parents Helping Parents. Fremont, CA.
  9. Cox, D.J. (February, 2012). On “Brains and Behaviour” and ABA. STE Consultants, LLC Type II BACB CEUs. Berkeley, CA.
  10. Cox, D.J. (September, 2011). An Overview of the “Questions About Behavioral Function” (QABF). Developmental Pathways Residential Facility. Denver, CO.
  11. Cox, D.J. (December, 2009). A Smattering of Autism, Behavior, and the Community. Lafayette Public Library. Lafayette, Colorado.