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Thompson, T. (2012). Joseph V. Brady: Synthesis Reunites What Analysis Has Divided. The Behavior Analyst, 35(2), 197-208.



Tales of Joseph V. Brady

Joseph V. Brady: In the Stars

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Joseph V. Brady






Presented below is a collection of resources based upon our work in behavioral systems management of space-dwelling groups.


  • Brady, J.V. Behavioral health: The propaedeutic requirement. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 2005, 76(6), Section II, B13-B24.

  • Brady, J.V. Behavior analysis in the space age. The Behavior Analyst Today, 2007, 8(4), 398-412.

  • Emurian, H.H., Canfield, K., & Brady, J.V. Behavior analysis of team performance: Effects of member replacement. Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO, May 27-31, 2011.

    • The presentation includes a tribute to our colleague, Dr. Joseph V. Brady, who died on July 29, 2011.

      The Grand Finale!

      Interview with Joseph V. Brady



  • Emurian, H.H., Canfield, K., & Brady, J.V. Behavior analysis of team performance: A case study of membership replacement. The Behavior Analyst Today, 2010, 11(3), 161-185.

  • Emurian, H.H., Canfield, G.C., Roma, P.G., Brinson, Z.S., Gasior, E.D., Hienz, R.D., Hursh, S.R., & Brady, J.V. A Multi-Player Team Performance Task: Design and Evaluation. In M.M. Cruz-Cunha, V.H. Carvalho, & P. Tavares (Eds.), Business, Technological and Social Dimensions of Computer Games: Multidisciplinary Developments (Ch. 13), IGI Global, 2011.

  • Emurian, H.H., Canfield, G.C., & Isgrig, C.M. Design and evaluation of a networked team performance task (N-TPT). White paper submitted to the AFOSR, 2010.
    • This version of the Team Performance Task (TPT) uses the blocks world task in a team configuration requiring leadership, decision making, pattern matching, and intermember coordination.

  • Emurian, H.H., Canfield, K., Roma, P.G., Gasior, E.D., Brinson, Z.S., Hienz, R.D., Hursh, S.R., & Brady, J.V. Behavioral Systems Management of Confined Microsocieties: An Agenda for Research and Applications. Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems (Paper number:2009-01-2423), Warrendale, PA: SAE International, 2009.

  • Emurian, H.H., Canfield, G.C., Roma, P.G., Gasior, E.D., Brinson, Z.S., Hienz, R.D., Hursh, S.R., & Brady J.V. Behavioral Systems Management of Confined Microsocieties: An Agenda for Research and Applications. Presented at the 39th International Conference On Environmental Systems, Savannah, GA, July 12-16, 2009.



  • Emurian, H.H., & Brady, J.V. Programmed Environment Management of Confined Microsocieties: Mission to Mars. Presented at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA, March 22-25, 2007.




  • Emurian, H.H., & Brady, J.V. Behavioral health management of space dwelling groups: Safe passage beyond Earth orbit. The Behavior Analyst Today, 2007, 8(2), 113-135.

  • Emurian, H.H. Programmed environment management of confined microsocieties. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 1988, 59(10), 976-980.

  • Emurian, H.H., Brady, J.V., Ray, R.L., Meyerhoff, J.L., & Mougey, E.H. Experimental analysis of team performance, Naval Research Reviews, 1984, 1, 3-19.

  • Emurian, H.H., Brady, J.V., Ray, R.L., Meyerhoff, J.L., & Mougey, E.H. Behavioral and biological effects of changes in group size and membership. Technical Report to the Office of Naval Research (TR-ONR-10), 1984.

  • Emurian, H.H., Brady, J.V., Meyerhoff, J.L., & Mougey, E.H. Positive and negative reinforcement effects on behavior in a three-person microsociety. Technical Report to the Office of Naval Research (TR-ONR-9), 1983.

  • Emurian, H.H. A multiple task performance battery presented on a CRT. JSAS Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 1978, 8, 102. Technical Report to the Office of Naval Research: 1978

  • Bigelow, G.E., Emurian, H.H., & Brady, J.V. A programmed environment for the experimental analysis of individual and small group behavior. In C.E. Miles (Ed.), Experimentation in Controlled Environments and its Implications for Economic Behavior and Social Policy-Making (pp. 133-144). Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, 1975.

  • Brady, J.V., Bigelow, G.E., Emurian, H.H., & Williams, D.M. Design of a programmed environment for the experimental analysis of social behavior. In D.H. Carson (Ed.), Man-Environment Interactions: Evaluations and Applications. 7: Social Ecology (pp. 187-208). Milwaukee, WI: Environmental Design Research Associates, Inc., 1974.

  • Findley, J.D., Migler, B.M., & Brady, J.V. A long-term study of human performance in a continuously programmed experimental environment. Technical Report to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. University of Maryland, College Park, 1963.

  • The Mars Society. Marspapers Listing of 400+ Papers or Presentations sorted by Category, then Year, then Author.

  • 2 BD, 1 Bath, Nice View of Earth. Science & Environment, September 9, 2009.

  • Space-Lab Encounters, Psychology Today, 1983.



I was honored to know and to work with this fine gentleman.


A note from Joe.






Joseph V. Brady


Executive Monkeys? What's that?


At Dinner in Philadelphia


Great Captain


Our friend, Joe


Last email from Joe




I bid you farewell.








PERC Logo









Private Chamber Work Station




Private Chamber




A Diagram of the Private Chamber




A Diagram of the Private Chamber




Social Recreation Area




The Alluisi Multiple Task Performance Battery (MTPB)




The Alluisi Team Performance Task (TPT) Circa 1982
(You get the idea...)




Control Station




Monitor's Control Console




Duen Hsi Yen
Project Engineer




Monitors Deluxe! They All Made It Happen!


One of a Kind!


Senior Project Administrator


PERC Team circa 1982




A Change in Performance Effectiveness?




Homemade Chess Set




Team Performance Task (TPT) Circa 2012
(You get the idea...)




A Critical Application




Look at that! Henry landed on Mars!
Eric Gasior, Joe Brady, & Kevin Spence




Telling it like it is.




Joe was an outstanding mentor to other faculty.
(Joe with Richard W. Foltin, Ph.D. PERC 1983-1992; photoshopped by Drew Gardner)




Once upon a time...




Qiyin ("Linda") Emurian: My main source of encouragement and support.




We'll get there!




Spaceship Discovery





Here's How!






My off-the-cuff comment to a reporter in 1983 still stands. (Psychology Today, 1983)




And so it goes...




1/25/2013






An Admirable Model: MARS-500



The first resident of a programmed environment was Whilden P. Breen, Jr. That happened over 50 years ago. His experience was reported here in a 1963 issue of Life Magazine.


For another perspective on the chimpanzee flights of the Project Mercury Program, attention is directed to the following references:

  • Rohles, F.H. (2007). Temperature & Temperament: A Psychologist Looks at Comfort. ASHRAE Journal, February 2007, 14-22. See page 18 of this article.

  • Rohles, F.H. (1960). Behavioral Measurements on Animals Participating in Space Flight. American Psychologist, 15(10), 668-669.

  • Henry J.P., & Mosely, J.D. (1963). Results of the Project Mercury Ballistic and Orbital Chimpanzee Flights. Office of Scientific and Technical Information, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Report NASA-39, Washington, DC.

  • Rohles, F.H., Grunzke, M.E., & Reynolds, H.H. (1963). Chimpanzee Performance during the Ballistic and Orbital Project Mercury Flights. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 56(1), 2-10.

  • Rohles, F.H. (1992). Orbital Bar Pressing: A Note on Skinner and the Chimpanzees in Space. American Psychologist, 47(11), 1531-1533.


Space Is the Place



Space Is the Place


Henry H. Emurian
Department of Information Systems
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21250
USA

Email: emurian@umbc.edu