Darlene Crone-Todd


Professional Details

Title Chairperson
Department Psychology
Office Meier Hall 224D
Phone 978.542.7410
Email darlene.cronetodd@salemstate.edu
Photo of Darlene Crone-Todd

Recent and Upcoming Courses

PSY 519 Internship Preparation
PSY 530 Directed Study in Psychology
PSY 531 Independent Research in Psychology
PSY 540 Seminar: Topics in Psychology
PSY 545 Seminar in Learning Theory
PSY 875 Directed Study
PSY 898 Practical Application in Research I
PSY 899 Psychology Masters Thesis I
PSY 997 Special Topics in Behavior Analysis
PSY 998 Practical Application in Research II
PSY 999 Psychology Masters Thesis II

Professional Biography

Dr. Crone-Todd is a Professor in Psychology at Salem State University. She designed and coordinates the graduate program in Behavior Analysis, and has presented in over 60 symposia at conferences worldwide, including time spent researching and presenting in Brazil. She has published research in peer-reviewed journals including, The Psychological Record, The Behavior Analyst TodayThe Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, and Substance Use and Misuse. Dr. Crone-Todd completed her doctorate in experimental behavior analysis at the University of Manitoba, Canada, and a post-doc at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Behavior Pharmacology. Her research lab is includes undergraduate and graduate students, as well as international collaborations. The lab's mission is to understand complex human behavior in the context of gradual change procedures and interactions with technology to create a more humane world.

Professional Interests

Basic learning principles involved in computer-assisted teaching and learning, mobile health apps, and the use of machines and robotic in behavior analysis. Also, behavior analytic explanations of current and popular culture trends.

Responsibilities

Chairperson & Professor, Psychology

Coordinator, Behavior Analysis Graduate Program

 

Selected Publications

Crone-Todd, D. E., Johnson, D, & Johnston, K. (2022). Introduction to special issue: A creative collaboration. The Psychological Record. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40732-021-00503-9

Crone-Todd, D. E. (2018). In memoriam: Remembering Gerald "Jerry" Mertens. Operants: The B. F. Skinner Foundation Report, Q4, 8-9.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (2018). Spotlight on Gaslighting: A behavior analysis of unethical behavior. Operants: The B. F. Skinner Foundation Report, Q4, 30.

Crone-Todd, D.E. (2018). On terminology: Differential reinforcement to decrease behavior. Operants: The B. F. Skinner Foundation Report, Q2, 6-8.

Dickstein-Fischer, L., Crone-Todd, D. E., Chapman, I. M., & Fathima, A. (2018). Socially assistive robots: current status and future prospects for autism interventions. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health, 5, 15-25.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (2018). Interview with Sofia Leite. Operants: The B. F. Skinner Foundation Report, Q1, 16-17, 20.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (2018). An example of using pop culture to teach undergraduates. Operants: The B. F. Skinner Foundation Report, Q1, 34.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (2017). It comes in threes: On secular humanism and behaviorism. Operants, B. F. Skinner Foundation publication. Operants: The B. F. Skinner Foundation Report, Q2, 34-35.

Miller, P. M., & Crone-Todd, D. E. (2016). Comparing different ways of using the model of hierarchical complexity to evaluate graduate students. Behavioral Development Bulletin, 21, 223-239.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (2015). On the science of examining the products of private events. Operants: The B. F. Skinner Foundation Report, Q3, 34-41.

Commons, M. L., Crone-Todd, D. E., & Chen, S. J. (2014). Using SAFMEDs and direct instruction to teach the model of hierarchical complexity. The Behavior Analyst Today, 1-2, 31-45.

DeFulio, A., Crone-Todd, D. E., Long, L. L., & Silverman, K. (2011). Using words instead of randomly arranged characters as stimuli in a keyboarding training program improves fluency outcomes for adult learners. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 921-924.

Selected Presentations

Crone-Todd, D. E. (October, 2021). Coming of age: Instructional design as a behavioral scientist. Invited presentation at the Nevada Association for Behavior Analysis (virtual).

Crone-Todd, D. E. (May, 2021). Computer technology and the future of behavior analysis: A panel with discussion. Invited panelist for virtual presentation at the Associaton for Behavior Analysis International.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (May 2021). Cultural diversity and professional skills in higher education and supervision. Invited discussant for virtual presentation at the Associaton for Behavior Analysis International.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (May, 2020). Behavior analysis in higher education: Basic principles teaching and supervision. Invited discussant for virtual presentation at the Associaton for Behavior Analysis International.

Crone-Todd, D. E., & Loring, R. (Oct, 2019). Interteaching, equivalence-based instruction, and outcomes. Symposium presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Stockholm, Sweden.  

Crone-Todd, D. E. (May, 2019). A behavior analytic account of “creativity”. Invited panel discussion presentation at the Associaton for Behavior Anlaysis International, Chicago, IL.

Crone-Todd, D. E. (May, 2019). Understanding complex rational stimulus control does not require a relational frame theory. Invited symposium discussant at the Associaton for Behavior Anlaysis International, Chicago, IL.