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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.

Substance Use and Addiction Conference

ABAI is pleased to announce the presenters for this two-day conference! Please check back regularly for more updates and information.



Warren Bickel (Addiction Recovery Research Center, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute)

❱ Reinforcer Pathology: A Conceptual Model of Addiction


Marilyn Carroll (University of Minnesota)

❱ Self-Sustaining Treatments for Drug Addiction and Incubation of Craving Leading to Relapse


Jesse Dallery (University of Florida)

❱ Contingency Management in the 21st Century: Technology and the Future


Steve Higgins (The University of Vermont)

❱ Changing Drug Use and Other Health-Related Behavior in Vulnerable Populations


Greg Madden (Utah State University)

❱ Experimental Manipulations of Delay Discounting


Suzanne Mitchell (Oregon Health & Science University)

❱ Delay Discounting and Genetics of Impulsivity


Carla Rash (UConn Health)

❱ An Overview of Contingency Management Interventions in Substance Abuse Treatment: With Whom is it Effective and Where is it Applied?


Ken Silverman (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)

❱ Application of Operant Conditioning to Address the Interrelated Problems of Poverty, Drug Addiction, and HIV


Kelly Wilson (The University of Mississippi)





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