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The Cambridge Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. José E. Burgos as the editor for Behavior and Philosophy.

Correspondence about the journal and manuscripts should be sent to Dr. Burgos at Dr. Burgos may also be contacted at the following address:

José E. Burgos, PhD
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies
410 Newtown Road
Littleton, MA 01460

About the Editor:
Dr. José E. Burgos

José E. Burgos, PhD, Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones en Comportamiento Universidad de Guadalajara

Dr. José E. Burgos received his PhD in Neuroscience and Behavior from the University of Massachusetts in May of 1996 (Advisor: John W. Donahoe). Burgos’ dissertation focused on a computational approach to the evolution of Pavlovian conditioning that combined a neural-network model and a genetic algorithm. He also holds an MS in Experimental Analysis of Behavior and completed all course credits of an MS in the philosophy of science, both at the Central University of Venezuela. As an undergrad, he has a License in Psychology from the Andrés Bello Catholic University, also in Venezuela. He is currently Full Professor at the Graduate Program in Behavior Science of the Center for Behavior Studies and Investigations, University of Guadalajara, where he teaches courses on Brain and Behavior and Philosophy of Science. He is also invited professor at the Graduate Program in Philosophical Studies at the University of Guadalajara, where he teaches Philosophy of Mind. He has been and currently is advisor of several graduate students. He also develops experimental research to test novel predictions from a neural-network model of Pavlovian and operant conditioning with animals, in addition to research on the philosophy of psychology. Dr. Burgos has published papers in a number of different journals, including Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (JEAB), Behavioral and Brain Sciences (as commentator), Behavior and Philosophy, Behavioural Processes, Psycoloquy, International Journal of Comparative Psychology, and Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis, has published numerous book chapters, and has been editor of several books. He was editor of the Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis (2000-2004). He has also presented papers at conferences worldwide, including SQAB and ABA. Dr. Burgos has been recognized with several awards, including the Jalisco Secretary of Education Award for contributions to the design of psychology undergraduate curricula, the Mexican Secretary of Education Professorship Desirable Profile, the Mexican National Research System (Level II), and various research awards from the University of Guadalajara. He has served on the editorials board of Behavior and Philosophy and the Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis, and as invited reviewer for JEAB and Learning & Behavior.

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