Area: Behavior Analysis
Ph.D.: Western New England University
Office: 215 Razran
Office Phone: 718-997-3395
My current research interests involve (a) developing safe and efficient methods of assessing problem behavior of those diagnosed with autism and other related developmental disorders and (b) evaluating different function-based treatments informed by those assessments. The assessment and treatment process is based on the principles of applied behavior analysis. In addition, my translational research in the human-operant laboratory is designed to analyze basic behavioral processes to improve behavioral concerns of social significance.
Jessel J., Ingvarsson, E. T., Kirk, H., Whipple, R., & Metras, R. (in press). Achieving socially significant reductions in problem behavior following the interview-informed synthesized contingency analysis: A summary of 25 outpatient applications. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Jessel, J., Hanley, G. P., & Ghaemmaghami, M. (2016). Interview-informed, synthesized contingency analyses: Thirty replications and reanalysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49, 576-595.
Jessel, J., Borrero, J. C., & Becraft, J. (2015). Differential reinforcement of other behavior increases untargeted behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48, 402-416.