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New and Noteworthy
10th Annual Autism Conference: Call for Posters

We are excited to announce that the call for posters is open for ABAI’s 10th Annual Autism Conference: Translating Research Into Evidence-Based Practice, January 18-20, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Invited experts will address topics developed specifically for practitioners, scientists, and parents of children with autism. Additionally, poster sessions will allow conference attendees to review the foremost autism research being conducted around the world. The deadline for submission is August 26, 2015. Make your poster submission today!


Eighth International Conference: Program on the Web

The program for ABAI's Eighth International Conference is now available on the web. Start planning your trip to Kyoto, Japan! Click here to view the program on the web.


Cultural Analysis From a Behavioral Perspective

On April 9–10, 2015, a stimulating event titled, "Contingencias Sociales: Individuo, Cultue, e Sociedade" took place at the University of São Paulo in Brazil. There, a group of faculty, students, and distinguished scholars discussed essential concepts on how cultural phenomena could be considered from a behavioral perspective. Read the entire article.


ABAI Executive Council Election Results

ABAI welcomes incoming Council members President-Elect M. Jackson Marr, Applied Representative Cynthia Anderson, At-Large Representative Christina Alligood, and Student Representative-Elect Christina Peters (University of Nevada, Reno). Their term of office begins Monday, May 25, 2015 and extends until May 2018.


2015 ABAI Fellows

Congratulations to newest ABAI Fellows: Steven C. Hayes, Carmen Luciano Soriano, Timothy A. Shahan, and João Claudio Todorov.


10th Annual Autism Conference; New Orleans, LA; 2016


42nd Annual Convention; Downtown Chicago, IL, 2016


News and Commentary

ABAI Featured Book

ABAI is pleased to highlight The Nurture Effect: How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives and Our World By Anthony Biglan. The book details over forty years of research in the behavioral sciences, as well as the author’s own research. Biglan illustrates how his findings lay the framework for a model of societal change that has the potential to reverberate through all environments within society.


Purchase The Nuture Effect today through the ABAI online bookstore.


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