1. What is the name of journal, how many authors did this study have, and in what year study was published?
2. What is the purpose(s) or research question(s) the study seeks to address?
3. How many participants were included in the study? Include participants’ age, sex, and any diagnostic criteria.
4. What were the dependent variables examined in the study, specifying the dimension of behavior the authors used?
5. List the operational definitions of any target behavior(s).
6. Were any reliability measures gathered? If so, for which behaviors? For how much of the data was reliability collected? What were the ranges?
7. What type of experimental design was used?
8. In your own words, provide a description of all the experimental procedures used in the study.
9. For how many days/weeks/months did the study last? How long were the baseline and treatment phases?
10. In your own words, summarize the changes in trend, level and variability for one of the participants.
11. Did the authors collect any follow-up or maintenance data? If so, did the results maintain over time? How do you know?
12. List any of study’s limitations.
13. Was this a socially valid procedure? Why or why not? (Consider habilitation and how the individual’s life was improved)