H. A. Chris Ninness, PhD
Retired Professor Gone Biking
School Psychology Doctoral Program 
Emphasis: Behavioral Software Design Systems

Board of Editors:
  Behavior and Social Issues  
The Psychological Record 


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cninness@sfasu.edu   


RotationScanAutoGraf.zip
 
BSI_2013.pdf

 


  Kohonen SOM2.zip
BSI_2013.pdf




We gratefully acknowledge the many contributions and brilliant work of Professor Kohonen 
who introduced the concepts of  neural computing and the self-organizing feature maps (SOMs).




Department of Human Services
Stephen F. Austin State University

 

"Research is to teaching as sin is to confession.  If you don't participate in the former,   
you have very little to say in the latter." John Slaughter
 



Chris Ninness & Mike Coffee
http://www.crgsc.org/faculty/psychstats

  
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Construction-Based Responding to Novel Relations   
construction_based exp  2010 
grayscale version 2010

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                             Data Based Publications in National and International Peer Reviewed Journals:

Ninness, C., Rumph, M., Clary, L., Lawson, D., Lacy, J.T., Halle, S., McAdams, R., Parker, S. & Forney, D. (2013). Neural network and multivariate analysis: Pattern recognition in academic and social research. Behavior and Social Issues, 22, 49-63 BSI_2013.pdf

Rumph, R, Ninness, C., Lacy, J., Rumph, R.,  Halle, S.,  Clary, L,,  Law, S.,  McKee, K., Rinewalt, T. W., &  Ninness, S. (2013). The automatic graphing/rotation scan procedure for laptops and cellphones: An ecological assessment system for developing local norms. Behavior and Social Issues, 22, 37-45. BSI_2013.pdf

Ninness, C.,
Lauter, J.
Coffee, M., Clary, L., Kelly, E.,  Rumph, M., Rumph, R., Kyle, R., & Ninness, S. (2012)
Behavioral and Biological Neural Network Analyses: A Common Pathway toward Pattern Recognition and Prediction. The Psychological Record, 62, 579-598.  TPR_VOL62 NO4.pdf

McGinty, J., Ninness, C., McCuller, G., Rumph, R., Goodwin, R., Kelso, G., Lopez, A. & Elizabeth Kelly  (2012). Training and Deriving Precalculus Relations: A Small Group Web-Interactive Approach, The Psychological Record   The Psychological Record, 62, 225–242.
TPR VOL62 NO2.pdf

Walker, D. Rehfeldt, R.A, & Ninness, C. (2010). Using the Stimulus Equivalence Paradigm to Teach Course Material in an Undergraduate Rehabilitation Course,
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 615-633.  jaba_10.pdf

Ninness, C., Dixon, Barnes-Holmes, D., Rehfeldt, R.A., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Holland, J, Smith, R., & Ninness, S. (2009). Deriving and Constructing Reciprocal Trigonometric Relations: A Web-Interactive Training Approach. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 191-208.jaba_09.pdf

Ward, T. A., Eastman, R. L., Ninness, C. (2009). An experimental analysis of Cultural Materialism: The effects of various modes of production on resource sharing.  Behavior & Social Issues, 18, 1-23. BSI_2009.pdf

Ninness, C., & Ninness, S. K. (2008). Commentary-- Gambling, problem-solving, and the contingencies of superstition: A response to Fantino & Stolarz-Fantino. Analysis of Gambling Behaviors, 2 (2), 115-117.

Davis, R. Ninness, C., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Ward, T., & Vasquez, E. (2008). Functional Behavior Assessment of Self-Initiated Maladaptive Behaviors: A Case Study. Behavior and Social Issues, 17, 66-85.
FBA.pdf

Rumph, R., Ninness, C., McCuller, G., Holland, J., Ward, T., & Willbourn, T. (2007). The Shame of American Education, Redux. Behavior and Social Issues, 16, 27-41.

Rumph, R., Ninness, C., McCuller, G., Holland, J., Ward, T., & Willbourn, T. (2007). Stimulus Change: Reinforcer or Punisher? Reply to Ellis and Hursh. Behavior and Social Issues, 16, 47-49.

Rumph, R., Ninness, C., McCuller, G.,  Holland,  J., Ward, T., & Willbourn, T. (2007). Stimulus Change: Reinforcer or Punisher? Reply to Ellis and McGee. Behavior and Social Issues, 16, 50-58.

Ninness, C., Barnes-Holmes, D. Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Ford, A., Payne, R., Ninness, S., Smith, R., Ward, T., & Elliott, M. (2006).  Transformation of Mathematical and Stimulus Functions. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 39,  299-321. 

Rumph, R., Ninness, C., McCuller, G., Ninness, S. (2005). Twenty years later, Commentary on Skinner’s “Why we are not acting to save the world?” Behavior and Social Issues, 14, 1-6. http://www.bfsr.org/BSI_14_1/14_1rump.pdf

Ninness, C., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Harrison, C., Ford, A., and Ninness, S. (2005). Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. A functional analytic approach to computer-interactive mathematics, 38,  1-22.  * (616K)   

Ninness, C., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Harrison, C.,  Vasquez, E., Ford, A., Ninness, S. & Bradfield, A.  (2005) A relational frame and artificial neural  network approach to  computer-interactive mathematics. The Psychological Record, 55, 561-570.
Ninness2005.pdf

Jones, T.B., Sherman, R.B., Ninness, C., Hallman, P. (2005). The Relationship Between GRE Scores and Performance on the Texas Standard Principal Examination for the Certification of Educators in Texas. Educational Leadership Review, 6, 26-3.1


Lauter,  J., & Ninness, C. (2003). AXS and SOM: A new statistical approach for treating within-subject, time-varying, multivariate data collected using the AXS Test Battery. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  

Ninness, C., Newton, R.,  Saxon, J.,  Rumph, R., Bradfield, A., Harrison, C., Vasquez, E. & Ninness, S. (2002). Small group statistics: A Monte Carlo comparison of parametric and randomization tests. Behavior and Social Issues, 12, 53-63.
www.bfsr.org/BSI_12_1/12_1nin1.pdf  

Ninness, C., Rumph, R., Vasquez, E., Bradfield, A., (2002) Multivariate randomization tests for small-n behavioral research.  Behavior and Social Issues, 12,  64-74www.bfsr.org/BSI_12_1/12_1nin2.pdf

Kenney, M., Ninness, C., Rumph, R., Bradfield, A. & Cost, H. (2002). Paradoxical patterns in the measurement of hyperactivity.  Behavior and Social Issues, 12, 40-52.  
www.bfsr.org/BSI_12_1/12_1kenn.pdf

Ninness, C., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Bradfield, A., Saxon, J., Calliou, M. & Ninness, S.K. (2001). The effect of computer emitted speech inflections during verbal-interactive responding. The Psychological Record, 51, 561-570.   

Rumph, R. & Ninness, C. (2001). The promise of the design of culture. Behavior and Social Issues, 11, 23-25.

Ninness, C., Ozenne, L., McCuller, G., Rumph, R., & Ninness S.K. (2000).  Fixed-interval responding during computer-interactive problem solving.  The Psychological Record, 50, 387-401.

Ninness, C., Shore, T. & Ninness, S.K. (1999). Shaping verses instructing verbal rules during computer-interactive problem solving. The Psychological Record, 49, 629-644.

Ninness, C., McCuller, G. & Ninness, S. K. (1999). Functional analysis utilizing a four term contingency.  In D. A. Sabatino & B. L. Brooks (Eds.) Contemporary Interdisciplinary Interventions for Children with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (pp. 505-531). Durham   NC: Carolina Academic

Ninness, C., Ninness, S. K., Sherman, S. & Schotta C. (1998). Augmenting computer Interactive self-assessment with and without feedback. The Psychological Record, 48, 601-616.

Ninness, C. & Ninness, S. K. (1999) Contingencies of superstition: fallacious rules and irrelevant responding during second-order schedules of reinforcement. The Psychological Record, 49, 221-243.

Ninness, C., Ellis, J. & Ninness S. K. (1999). Self-assessment as a  reinforcer during computer interactive math performance: An experimental analysis. Behavior Modification, 23, 403-418.

Ninness, C.  &  Ninness, S. K.  (1998). Superstitious math performance: Interactions between rule-governed and scheduled contingencies. The Psychological Record, 48, 45-62.

Fisher, W. W., Ninness, C., Owen, J., & Piazza, C. (1996).  On the reinforcing  effects of the content of verbal behavior.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 235-238. Fisher_Ninnes_et_al.

Ninness, C., Fuerst, J., & Rutherford, R.  (1995). A descriptive analysis of disruptive behavior during pre- and post-unsupervised self-management by students with SED: a within study replication. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 3,  230-240.

Ninness, C., Ellis, J., Miller, B., Baker, D., Rutherford, R. (1995). The effects of self-management on the transfer of aggression replacement skills in the absence of supervision. Behavior Modification, 19, 464-490.

Ninness, C., Richman, G., Jaquess, D. & Vittemberga, G. (1995). Facilitating objective-setting in behavior therapy through social mediation.  Behavior and Social Issues, 5, 13-19.

Ninness, C., Roberts, J., Krell, D. & Richman, G.  (1994).  Electronic distribution of behavior analytic publications.  Behavior and Social Issues, 4, 97-99.

Ninness, C., Fuerst, J., Rutherford, R. & Glenn, S.  (1991). The effects of self-management training and reinforcement on the transfer of improved conduct in the absence of supervision. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 24, 499-508.

Ninness, C. (1985). The effects of contingency management strategies on Bender Gestalt indicators of emotionally disturbed children.  Child Study Journal, 15, 13-28.

Ninness, C.  (1983).  Modification of an electronic tactile signaling apparatus to produce audio cues for monitoring classroom behavior. Behavioral Engineering, 9, 21-26.

Ninness, C.  (1982). Two and one‑half year follow‑up on the effects of elimination of subvocalization with electromyographic feedback. Behavioral Engineering, 8, 5-10.

Ninness, C.  (1981).  An electronic tactile signaling apparatus for sampling covert verbal behavior. Behavioral Engineering, 7, 57-61.

Ninness, C. (1980).  The effects of elimination of subvocalization with  electromyographic feedback. Behavioral Engineering, 6, 77-90. 

                                                                             State Level Publications
Brister, F. & Ninness, C. (1997). An examination of the ever changing criteria for hearing screening in Texas.  Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech Pathology, 22, 48-50.

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Text Books

Ninness, C., McCuller G.
, & Ozenne, L. (2000). School & Behavioral Psychology: 
Research in Human-Computer Interactions, Functional Assessment and Data-Based Treatment. Norwell, MA: 
Springer Academic Publishers. 

Ninness, C., Glenn, S., & Ellis, J. (1993). 
Assessment and Treatment of Emotional or Behavioral Disorders. Westport, CT: 

Ninness, C., & Glenn, S. (1988). Applied Behavior Analysis and School Psychology: 
A Research Guide to Principles and Procedures.  
Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press.

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Chapters in Edited Books:

Ninness, C., Holland, J., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Ninness, S., Dixon, M. (2009). Problem-Solving and Derived Mathematical Relations. In R. A. Rehfeldt & Y. Barnes-Holmes (Eds.),  Derived Relational Responding: Applications for Learners with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. New Harbinger and Context Press.

Ninness, C., McCuller, G., & Ninness, S. K. (1999). Functional analysis utilizing a four term contingency.  
In D. A. Sabatino & B. L. Brooks (Eds.) Contemporary Interdisciplinary Interventions for Children with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (pp. 505-531). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic.

                                                                               Legacy but still functional SOM  software

                                      
                                                                                 http://www.crgsc.org/faculty/psychstatssom


Ninness, C. & Coffee, M. (2006-2009)
Artificial Neural Network Analysis (ANNA) of Complex Human Behaviors.  Supported by an SFA Research Development Grant (#183708) Online Artificial Neural Network Analysis
http://www.crgsc.org/faculty/psychstatssom

Ninness, C. &  Coffee, M. (2010)  psychStats Online   A Computer-Interactive Applied Research System. Statistics run on-line and provide results for parametric and nonparametric tests and permutation tests.

Ninness, C. (2000) FOCAL Point 2000 CD: A Computer-Interactive Functional Assessment System.  Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

                                         

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