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Hall, R. Vance
J. M. Blackbourn
R. Vance Hall (1928–) was a behavioral psychologist who with Don Baer, Mont Wolf, and Todd Risley formed the core group of behavior analysts in the Department of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas from the 1960s to the 1990s. Of the group, Hall's work was most directly related to the public schools and K–12 education. His research focused on the impact of applied behavior analysis on children in the school and home environments and on teachers and parents as behavior modifiers. Hall began his career as a public school teacher and administrator. Therefore, his emphasis was on developing skills in teachers and parents ...