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.

Federico Sanabria

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Arizona State University



Dr. Sanabria is an assistant professor of psychology at Arizona State University and principal investigator at the Basic Behavioral Processes laboratory. He is also affiliated to the neuroscience program in Arizona State University. Dr. Sanabria received his professional degree in psychology from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá (Colombia), where he spent a few years as marketing research analyst. He received his doctoral degree in experimental psychology in 2004 from Stony Brook University, where he worked on self-control under the guidance of Dr. Howard Rachlin. He was a postdoctoral research associate under the supervision of Dr. Peter Killeen (2004-2008) and Dr. Janet Neisewander (2008) in Arizona State University. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed publications in journals such as the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Behavioural Brain Research, and Psychopharmacology. His research is primarily concerned with the development and evaluation of quantitative models that specify the role of basic behavioral processes (learning, timing, choice, and regulation) in psychiatric disorders (mainly, substance abuse and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder). The National Institute on Drug Abuse currently funds Dr. Sanabria's research.




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