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.

Karen Lionello-DeNolf

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University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shriver Center

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Dr. Karen Lionello-DeNolf is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shriver Center. She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University. Dr. Lionello-DeNolf served as associate editor of the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior from 2008-2011. Her research has been funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Her research interests include relational learning, stimulus control variables affecting discrimination learning, and the formation of stimulus equivalence classes. Current areas of emphasis include translational research in the area of programmed instruction for individuals with severe intellectual disabilities and remediation of deficits in acquisition of symbolic behaviors involved in communication.




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