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.


33rd Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2007

Event Details

Previous Page


Symposium #483
International Symposium - Adaptation at the School: The Challenge of Fitting into Own's Expectations
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
10:00 AM–11:20 AM
America's Cup C
Area: EDC; Domain: Applied Research
Chair: Sebastian Figueroa Rodríguez (Universidad Veracruzana)
Discussant: Sebastian Figueroa Rodríguez (Universidad Veracruzana)
Abstract: This simposia characterizes efforts done in the framework of applied behavior analysis for studying different level groups involved in class interactions. Main topic refers to how students look to fit into a social challenge among school issues
Self-Description and Achievement in Professional Training: Case Study.
Abstract: Universidad Veracruzana (UV) has implemented in its Psychology Schools a teaching-learning model called: “Integral-and-Flexible Educational Model ” (MEIF, as in Spanish). It looks to improve professional development in psychology students. Present Evaluation Research , measured the answer and opinion that students next to graduation considered to have acquired through professional training. Perceived rank of answer was above of 80% in most of the categories; also, acceptance degree obtained in most of the categories an equal qualifying value to “4” (“very well”). Contribution of this study, was obtaining an instrument that, identifies the academic contents (National Council for Teaching and Research in Psychology, 1987) for measure students judgments about some aspects of professional training in future Mexican Psychologists.
Adaptation Behavior in Forent College's Students.
QUETZALY GARCIA PLAYO (Universidad Veracruzana )
Abstract: Adaptation behavior research implies observing subject`s results of environmental changing conditions. Such behavioral changes are part of a process that leads individuals to a satisfactory recovering of functional relationship with the environment. Present study was directed to students which changed conditions due to migration, using a questionaire into five behavioral categories, comparing past and present life conditions.
Sexual Behaviors in Mexican Adolescents.
KARLA M. REYNOSO-VARGAS (Universidad Veracruzana)
Abstract: The following research had as a main objective to categorize sexual styles of adolescents with atypical characteristics. This comparative, exploratory and transversal study included 689 adolescents (400 males and 289 females) whose ages ranked between 12 and 17 years old. Initial sample was taken using the couple person to person procedure considering criteria like sex and age. There fore the sample included 344 adolescent with atypical characteristics and 345 without them. Results showed the existence of 7 sexual styles associated with 7 combinations of atypical characteristics. One of them (with social, psychological and biological atypical characteristics) presented major conditions of risk.



Back to Top
Modifed by Eddie Soh