As part of a series of commentaries on M. Sidman's (1960) book, Tactics of Scientific Research, this review suggests adding 2 additional criteria to Sidman's 5 criteria for evaluating the importance of research. These criteria are (1) identifying behaviors that need to be changed to reduce a complaint and to solve a problem and (2) establishing cost-benefit ratios between the complaint and the problem resolution.
criteria for evaluating research in M. Sidman's "Tactics of Scientific Research", commentary
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