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.

Frances McSweeney

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Washington State University

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Dr. McSweeney has made significant empirical and theoretical contributions in the experimental analysis of short term changes in reinforcer effectiveness and has demonstrated the generality of her findings across species and conditions. Her work exemplifies the power of programmatic behavior analytic research on basic behavioral processes, and the value to the larger scientific community of such research, as evidenced by support she has received from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. Dr. McSweeney has published more than 100 articles in a broad range of very high quality journals. She has also served multiple appointments on several editorial boards and as president of ABAI. Her scholarly achievements have been recognized both within her university and within her discipline by many honors and awards including Washington State University's Eminent Faculty Award.




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