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 four scholarly journals, Perspectives on Behavior Science, The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, Behavior Analysis in Practice, The Psychological Record, and Behavior and Social Issues 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. Donald Hantula  (2019–2022)


Council Liaison

Dr. Peter R. Killeen (2018–2021)


Perspectives on Behavior Science

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


Editor: Dr. Christopher Newland (2019–2022)


The Analysis of Verbal Behavior

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


Editor: Dr. Tiffany Kodak (2021-2023)


Behavior Analysis in Practice

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


Editor: Dr. Stephanie Peterson (2021-2023)


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. Mitch Fryling (2018–2023)


Behavior and Social Issues

Objective: To publish articles that advance the analysis of human social behavior, particularly with regard to understanding and influencing significant social problems.


Editor: Dr. Mark Mattaini

Modifed by Eddie Soh