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Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


ABAI publishes three scholarly journals, The Behavior Analyst, The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, Behavior Analysis in Practice, and The Psychological Record, the production of which are overseen by the Publication Board. More information about these journals is located here.


Publication Board

Objective: To publish scholarly journals.


Board Coordinator

Dr. Ruth Anne Rehfeldt  (2017–2020)


Council Liaison

Dr. M. Jackson Marr (2015–2018)


The Behavior Analyst

Objective: To publish articles on theoretical, conceptual, and professional issues in behavior analysis.


Editor: Dr. Donald Hantula (2015–2018)


The Analysis of Verbal Behavior

Objective: To publish articles on theoretical and empirical issues in the area of verbal behavior.


Editor: Dr. James E. Carr (2014–2017)


Behavior Analysis in Practice

Objective: To provide science-based, best-practices information relevant to service delivery in behavior analysis.


Editor: Dr. Mark Dixon (2012–2018)


The Psychological Record

Objective: To provide information relevant to basic behavioral processes and translational studies that bridge experimental and applied analyses of behavior.


Editor: Dr. Ruth Anne Rehfeldt (2006–2017)

Modifed by Eddie Soh