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.

Carlos A. Bruner

Bruner Carlos

National University of Mexico


Dr. Carlos A. Bruner is professor of psychology at the National University of Mexico (UNAM). He completed his Ph.D. in 1981 at Queens College of the City University of New York under the mentorship of W. N. Schoenfeld, one of the inspirational founders of the field of behavior analysis. Dr. Bruner has an impressive record of published research on a wide range of topics in behavior analysis, including the influence of temporal context on the effects of delayed reinforcement on operant behavior and schedule-induced drinking. Dr. Bruner has contributed outstanding service in the interests of developing behavior analysis in Mexico. He has twice served as the president of the Mexican Society for Behavior Analysis and as editor of the Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis. Dr. Bruner has also made a major contribution to the growth of behavior analysis in Mexico through mentorship of his students, many of whom now hold academic positions at universities in Mexico. In the last decade he has received a distinguished National Researcher Award from the Mexican government, and has been honored by UNAM with a PRIDE Award for academic excellence in teaching, research, and dissemination of knowledge.




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