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.

Maria Martha Hübner


University of São Paulo

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Dr. Hübner is a full professor of experimental psychology at the Institute of Psychology, University of São Paulo, Brazil. She was coordinator of the graduate program in the experimental department from 2004 to 2010. She is also past president of the Brazilian Association of Psychology (2002 to 2005), of the Brazilian Association of Behavioral Medicine and Psychology (2008 to 2011), and past president of the Association of Behavior Analysis International (2015 to 2017), serving also as International Representative at ABAI (2009 to 2014). She conducts research at the Institute for Science and Technology (INCT) on learning and conducts research at the Laboratory for the Study of Verbal Operants (LEOV) involving processes in the acquisition of symbolic behaviors such as reading, writing, and verbal episodes. She is currently invited professor at the Psychiatry Institute of USP, Chair of Psychology Section at the University Hospital at USP and she is immersed in three areas of research, teaching and application: empirical relations between verbal and nonverbal behavior, control by minimal units in reading, and verbal behavior programs for children with autism spectrum disorders.




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