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Brazil

History of Behavior Analysis in Brazil

 

Todorov, J. C. (2006). Behavior analysis in Brazil. Avances en la psicologia latinoamericana, 24, 29-36.

 

Graduate Programs in Brazil

 

The following universities are registered with CAPES - Coordenacao de Aperfeicoamento de Pessoal de Nivel Superior (the brazilian government agency responsible for graduate courses and schools) as having grad programs in Behavior Analysis. Please note that other universities and grad courses have important behavior analysts on faculty, even though they are not registered as behavior analysis programs with CAPES.

 

 

 

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDADE CATOLICA DE SAO PAULO (PUC-SP)

Program: Psicologia Experimental: Analise do Comportamento (Experimental Psychology: Behavior Analysis)

Beginning Date: 1999

Titles: M.S. / Ph.D

Research Topics: History and epistemological, methodological and conceptual foundations of Behavior Analysis; Basic processes in Behavior Analysis; Development of methodologies and techonologies of intervention.

Website: http://www.pucsp.br/pos/experimental/

 

 

 

UNIVERSIDADE DE SAO PAULO (USP)

Program: Psicologia: Psicologia Experimental (Psychology: Experimental Psychology)

Beginning Date: 1970

Titles: M.S. / Ph.D

Research Topics: Theoretical problems in Psychology; Operant Behavior Analysis; Animal Behavior; Neurobiology and Behavior; Affective, cognitive and social processes.

Webpage: http://www.ip.usp.br/

 

 

 

UNIVERSIDADE ESTADUAL DE LONDRINA (UEL)

Program: Analise do Comportamento (Behavior Analysis)

Beginning Date: 2004

Titles: M.S.

Research Topics: Behavior Analysis: Methodology and technology of intervention in different contexts; Behavior Analysis and Psychobiology: Experimental models and empirical foundations of behavioral investigation; Theoretical and conceptual analysis in Behavior Analysis.

Webpage:  http://www2.uel.br/ccb/pos/pgac/

 

 

 

 

UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO PARA (UFPA)

Program: Teoria e Pesquisa do Comportamento (Behavior Theory and Research)

Beginning Date: 1987

Titles: M.S. / Ph.D

Research Topics: Experimental Psychology: Experimental Analysis of Behavior – Basic Psychological Processes, Behavior Analysis: Historic and conceptual issues, Development of behavioral technology; Ecoethology: Evolution processes and human behavior, evolutive processes and infra-human organism behavior.

Website: http://www.ufpa.br/ppgtpc/

 

 

 

UNIVERSIDADE DE BRASILIA (UNB)

Program: Ciencias do Comportamento (Behavioral Sciences)      

Beginning Date: 2006 (previously, professors of behavior analysis were working on Psychology Grad Program, wich began in 1968).

Titles:  M.S. / Ph.D.

Research topics: Behavior Analysis: Basic behavioral processes and Applied Behavior Analysis; Cognition and Behavioral Neuroscience: Cognition, perception and sensation; Brain, drugs and Behavior.

Website: http://vsites.unb.br/ip/web/pos/pos_cdc.htm

 

 

 

Other Universities of Note:

 

 

Among others.

 

 

Behavior Analysis Institutes

Click the name of the Institutes to acess their website. In portuguese.