APA Division 25 Program Summary Sheet


Paper Session:  Bringing Developmental Disabilities Into the Laboratory—Bridging Research and Application

8/07 Thursday: 2:00 – 3:50 PM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 103B


Chair:  Chris Newland


    Merle Paule:  Interspecies Behavioral Comparisons Using Identical Tasks: Rats, Monkeys, and Kids


    Dean C. Williams:  Translational Research in the Human Operant Lab


    Williams J. McIlvane: Modeling Intellectual Disability in Rodents and Primates: Toward Material Equivalence


    Chris Newland:  Mercurial Advisories: Conflicting Evidence About Contaminants, Nutrients, and Life Span Development


Executive Committee Meeting

8/07 Thursday: 4:00 – 5:50 PM - Crowne Plaza Toronto Centre Hotel, High Park Room


Award Ceremony: Don Hake, Applied Research, Basic Research, and Behavioral Education Awards

8/08 Friday:  8:00 – 9:50 AM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 205C


    Brian Iwata:  In Defense of the 15-Minute Session


    Joseph V. Brady: Behavioral Research and the Gifts of a Fortuitous Environment


    William J. McIlvane: Translational Behavior Analysis: From Laboratory Science to Intervention


    Linda Hayes: Edge of Chaos


Award Ceremony: B. F. Skinner New Researcher and Dissertation Awards

8/08 Friday 2:00 – 2:50 PM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 711


    SungWoo Kahng:  Treatment Challenges in Severe Behavior Disorders: Prevention and Early Intervention


    Jason Landon: Choice Behavior: Short- and Long-Term Effects of Reinforcers


Invited Address

8/08 Friday 3:00 – 3:50 PM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 711


    Mike Stoutimore: Florida Child Welfare Behavior Analysis Services Program

        Co-Author:  Teresa Rodgers


Presidential Address

8/08 Friday 4:00 – 4:50 PM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 203A


Chair:  William J. McIlvane

    Carol Pilgrim: Science and Human Behavior 2003: New Challenges, New Opportunities

Business Meeting

8/08 Friday 5:00 – 5:50 PM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre  Meeting Room 202B


Paper Sessions:  New Developments in Behavioral Systems of College Instruction

8/09 Saturday 9:00 – 10:50 AM - Metro  Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 202B


Chair:  Kathryn J. Saunders

    Henry H. Emurian:  Rule-Based Learning in a Programmed Instruction Tutor for Java

    Philip N. Hineline:  User-Friendly Behaviorally Informed Techniques for College Courses

    M. Jackson Marr:  Overcoming Static: Design of an Instructional System to Teach Engineering Physics

Invited Address

8/10 Sunday 9:00 – 9:50 AM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 802A


Chair:  Carol Pilgrim


    Michael Perone:  Errors and Deviations: Describing Variability in the Experimental Analysis of Behavior


Paper Session:  Contingency Management Approaches to the Treatment of Addiction

8/10 Sunday 10:00 – 11:50 AM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 201C


Chair:  Christine Hughes

    Nancy M. Petry:  Contingency Management Interventions in Community Settings

    Sarah H. Heil:  Voucher-Based Incentives in the Treatment of Substance Abuse

    Kenneth Silverman:  Establishing and Maintaining Employment in the Treatment of Drug Addiction

        Co-Author:  Conrad J. Wong


Paper Session:  Conceptual Issues in Behavior Analysis

8/10 Sunday 12:00 – 12:50 PM - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Meeting Room 802B


Chair:  Kathryn J. Saunders


    Stephen R. Flora:  Extrinsic Reinforcement Increases Intrinsic Motivation and Academic and Work Performance


    Stuart A. Vyse:  Is Behavior Analysis a Trait Psychology?