Dr. Sidney W. Bijou was known for training many outstanding behavior analysts, for significant contributions to research and developmental theory, and for promoting the international development of behavior analysis. Dr. Bijou did postdoctoral work at Harvard University on a National Institute of Mental Health Senior Fellowship. He taught at the University of Washington, Indiana University, the University of Illinois, the University of Arizona, and the University of Nevada, Reno. He was a visiting lecturer or scholar at the University of Michigan, San Diego State College, the University of California at Los Angeles, and the University of Hawaii. He also lectured and taught in Mexico, Japan, Peru, and other countries. Dr. Bijou introduced the operant method for the systematic study of children in laboratory settings, and he and his University of Washington colleagues introduced field operant methods for children and published a related methodology. Dr. Bijou published 16 books and more than 150 articles, and with Dr. Donald Baer he published a highly regarded series of books on the behavior analysis of child development.
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