The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 109–119 | Cite as

International Publication Trends in the Experimental Analysis of Behavior

  • Simon Dymond


The present paper assessed international publication trends in the experimental analysis of behavior by recording the geographical origin of the first authors of articles in the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (JEAB), the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA), and The Behavior Analyst (TBA). Five international categories were identified: Australasia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. A cooperative category was also employed to assess the number of publications with authors from different international categories. First, the percentage and number of international articles published in JEAB, JABA, and TBA are presented. Second, a more detailed analysis of the publication rates within the international categories is presented. The number and rate at which new authors from the categories appeared and the percentage of articles published by different authors are also presented. Some limitations of the review and suggestions for increasing international participation in behavior analysis are outlined.

Key words

international publication trends number and percentage of articles cooperative publications number and rate of new authors international categories Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis The Behavior Analyst 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of PsychologyUniversity of WalesBangorUK

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