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.


46th Annual Convention; Washington DC; 2020

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Business Meeting #394
Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 24, 2020
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Level 2, Room 206
Chair: April N. Kisamore (Hunter College)
Presenting Authors:
The Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group (VB SIG) is affiliated with ABAI and is dedicated to the study of language acquisition. The VB SIG is led by a group of professionals within the field of applied behavior analysis, all of whom approach the study of verbal behavior from a Skinnerian perspective as established by B. F. Skinner's (1957) publication of Verbal Behavior. This organization was established to a) support and encourage research efforts to improve our understanding of verbal behavior, b) support practice-based issues in utilizing the analysis of verbal behavior, c) support undergraduate and graduate instruction of Skinner's (1957) Verbal Behavior, d) communicate with other organizations making use of Skinner's Verbal Behavior, and e) disseminate information regarding a behavioral approach to studying language.
Keyword(s): business meeting, special interest, verbal behavior



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