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Eric Billington

Assistant Professor

ebillington@semo.edu
(573) 651-2132
Office:  Scully 409B


Education

  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Tennessee
  • B.S., Psychology, Arkansas State University

Certifications

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral, Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Licensed Behavior Analyst, State of Missouri, Division of Professional Registration

Courses Taught

  • Basic Principles in ABA
  • Intensive Practicum in ABA I

Publications

  • Billington, E. J., & Skinner, C. H. (2006). Reducing perceptions of time required to complete math assignments by adding problems to assignments: A meta-analysis of the additive interspersal procedure. Journal of Behavioral Education, 15, 183-190.
  • Malone, J. C., Armento, M. E. A., Nemeth, R. M., Billington, E. J., Carpenter, C. N., & Andrews, K. B. (2004). Adaptation level effects in discrimination of flicker frequency. Behavioural Processes, 65, 95-109.
  • Billington, E. J., Skinner, C. H., Hutchins, H., & Malone, J. C. (2004). Varying problem effort and choice: Using the interspersal technique to influence choice towards more effortful assignments. Journal of Behavioral Education, 13, 193-207.
  • Billington, E. J., Skinner, C. H., & Cruchon, N. M. (2004). Improving sixth-grade students perceptions of high-effort assignments by assigning more work: Interaction of additive interspersal and assignment effort on assignment choice. Journal of School Psychology, 42, 477-490.
  • Lawler, K. A., Younger, J., Piferi, R. L., Billington, E. J., Jobe, R. L., Edmonson, K., Jones, W. H. (2003). A change of heart: Cardiovascular correlates of forgiveness in response to interpersonal conflict. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 26, 373-393.
  • Billington, E. J. & Ditommaso, N. M. (2003). Demonstrations and applications of the matching law in education. Journal of Behavioral Education, 12, 91-104.
  • Billington, E. J. & Skinner, C. H. (2002). Getting students to choose to do more work: Evidence of the effectiveness of the interspersal technique. Journal of Behavioral Education, 11, 105-116.

Selected Presentations

  • Billington, E. J. (2016). Moving Through Crisis. What the Matching Law Can Teach Us About a Meaningful Day and Crisis Behavior. Conference for the Tennessee National Association of the Dually Diagnosed. Nashville, TN
  • Billington, E.J. & Thompson, K. (2010). Applied Behavior Analysis and Learning to Work With Insurance. Endicott College Institute for Behavioral Studies Insurance Seminar. Danvers, MA (Invited Speaker).
  • Billington, E.J. (2010). ABAI Practice Board: Autism Insurance Summit. Conference for the Association of Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX. (Panel Discussant and Invited Speaker).
  • Billington, E.J., Salter, M.L., & Young, T. (2009). Navigating Managed Care: A Panel Discussion with AmeriChoice. Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Billington, E.J. (2009). Meeting Pavlov’s Dog: Something You’ve Never Thought to Ask Your Behavior Analyst. Tennessee Conference for the National Association of the Dually Diagnosed, Nashville, TN.

Contact

573.651.2132
psychandcounseling@semo.edu
Scully 404
Department of Psychology
One University Plaza, MS 5700
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701