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Eric Haughton (1934-1985)

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Eric Christian Haughton (June 11, 1934- July 1985)



Ogden Lindsley's article, In memorium: Eric C. Haughton 1934-1985.


Courtesy of ABA International sharing the archived contents of volumes 1-30 of The Behavior Analyst online at PubMed Central,

Ogden Lindsley's article in honor of Eric Haughton is now available in open access.


Lindsley, O.R. (1986). In memorium: Eric C. Haughton 1934-1985. The Behavior Analyst, 9(2), 241-242.



Eric C Haughton"A compilation of messages in memory of Dr. Eric C. Haughton, co-founder with Ogden R. Lindsley of Precision Teaching,teacher and mentor to many, friend, creator, artist, extraordinary contributor. These letters and messages were compiled by Jim Pollard some months after Eric left us, for the enjoyment of all who knew Eric and to pass forward his memory to those who did not know him. May 22, 1986"



Publications, manuscripts and presentations, in approximate chronological order


Below is a best-effort compilation of Dr. Haughton's published papers, but does not claim to be a comprehensive bibliography.

Please email with additional citations that should be included.

Those titles in bold indicate full-text access; otherwise links are to worldcat.org library listings.

Journal of Precision Teaching articles link to the Journal of Precision Teaching webpage.


Allyon, T., & Haughton, E. (1962). Control of the behavior of schizophrenic patients by food. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 5, 343-52. doi: 10.1901/jeab.1962.5-343


Haughton, E. (1962). Some effects of alcohol on the conditioned emotional response. Thesis (M.A.)--University of Toronto, 1962.


Allyon, T., & Haughton, E. (1964). Modification of symptomatic verbal behaviour of mental patients. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 2, 87-97.


Allyon, T., Haughton, E., & Osmond, H.O. (1964). Chronic anorexia: A behaviour problem. Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal. 258, 147-54.


Allyon, T., Haughton, E., & Hughes, H.B. (1965). Interpretation of symptoms: Fact or fiction?. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 3, 1-7.


Johnson, R.F., Haughton, E., & LaFave, H.G. (1965). Behavior therapy--Use in a sheltered workshop. Diseases of the Nervous System. 26, 350-4.


Haughton, E.C. (1967). Administration and precision teaching. Unpublished manuscript.


Haughton, E. (1968). A practical way of individually tailoring classroom consequences. Thesis (Ed. D.)--University of Kansas, (Special Education), 1968.


Lindsley, O. R., & Haughton, E. (1969). Direct measurement and prosthesis of retarded behavior. Eugene, OR: College of Education, Univ. of Oregon.


Haughton, E. (1971). Correlation of say sounds to say words. Behaviorgrams, January 21, 1971. Article 061.


Haughton, E. (1971). Great Gains from Small Starts. Teaching Exceptional Children 3(3), 141-6.

Also available from Behavior Research Co. in the Teaching Exceptional Children Selected Reprints.


Haughton, E. (1972). Aims: Growing and sharing. In J. B. Jordan & L. S. Robbins (Eds.), Let's Try Doing Something Else Kind of Thing (pp. 20-39). Arlington, VA: The Council for Exceptional Children.


Haughton, E. (1973). A ristkounter counts numbers, trims wasted time and helps analyse your efforts. Special Education in Canada, 48(1), 22-23.


Haughton, E. (1973). Curriculum options--graduated success to better mathematics. Special Education in Canada, 48(1), 14-21.


Haughton, E. Counting together --Precision teaching rationale. Noted as "To be published (revised) 1974.


Haughton, E.C. (1974). Define your act and set your fluency goals in personal, social, and academic areas. Special Education in Canada, 48(2), 10-11.


Haughton, E.C. (1974). Curriculum options--take your class to an airport: Learn symbols. Special Education in Canada, 48(2), 12-17.


Haughton, E.C. (1974). Myriad counter (Or, beads that aren't for worrying). Teaching Exceptional Children. 6 (4), 203-9.

Precision Teaching Hub and Wiki page on construction of the myriad counter/wrist abacus-style counter.


Haughton, E.C. (1976). Unpublished Hastings County math data, Belleville, Ontario, Canada.


Hastings County Board of Education. (1977). Counting Rev. 3. Belleville. Ontario: Prince Charles School.


Hastings County Board of Education. (1977). Grammar. Belleville, Ontario: Prince Charles School.


Haughton, E. (1977). A metric dozen of practicing practices. Unpublished manuscript. The Hastings county board of education.


Haughton, E.C. (1977). Channel outcomes. Belleville, Ontario: The Hastings County

Board of Education. May be available from, Haughton Learning Center,c/o Elizabeth Haughton, Jackson, CA.


Haughton, E.C., & Kovacs, M. (1977). Curriculum snapshot—271 pinpoints: Cross-age performance ranges. Grimsby, Ontario: Kovacs and Associates. (OUT OF PRINT OR OTHERWISE UNAVAILABLE EXCEPT FROM PRIVATE COLLECTIONS.Previously available from M. Kovacs, RR 1 15 Rd. St. Ann’s, Ontario, Canada LOR IYO).


Haughton, E.C. (1977). Tool skills and standard performance aims. Big Sky Precision Teaching Conference. July 1977, Kallispell, MT.


Kovacs, M., & Haughton, E.C. (1978). Body control guidelines. Grimsby, Ontario: Kovacs and Associates. (OUT OF PRINT OR OTHERWISE UNAVAILABLE EXCEPT FROM PRIVATE COLLECTIONS. Previously available from M. Kovacs, RR 1 15 Rd. St. Ann’s, Ontario, Canada LOR IYO)


Haughton, E.C. (1980). Practicing practices: Learning by activity. Journal of Precision Teaching, 1(3), 3-20.


Haughton, E.C., Maloney, M., & Desjardins, A. (1980). The tender loving care chart. Journal of Precision Teaching. 1(2), 22-25.


Haughton, E.C. (1981, July). Behavioral valence. Data-Sharing Newsletter. 35. 3.


Haughton, E.C. (1981, March). R/APS and REAPS. Data-Sharing Newsletter. 33, 4-5.


Haughton, E.C. (1981). Pinpointing with channel matrices. In K.R. Johnson (chair) Progress in Precision Teaching. Symposium presented at the seventh annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Milwaukee, WI, May.


Haughton, E.C. (1981). Self-initiated homework. In K.R. Johnson (chair) Progress in Precision Teaching. Symposium presented at the seventh annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Milwaukee, WI, May.


Binder, C., & Haughton, E.C. (1982, March). Attempts to develop fluency in behavioral elements. Presented at the Winter Precision Teaching Conference. Orlando, FL.


Haughton, E.C. (1982). Considering standards. (About PT). Journal of Precision Teaching, 3, 75-77.


Haughton, E.C. (1984). Standards: Refining measurement. Journal of Precision Teaching, 4(4), 96-99.



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