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A secondary verbal operant in which some aspect of a speaker's own verbal behavior functions as an SD or an MO for additional speaker verbal behavior.
Punishment that occurs independent of the social mediation by others (i.e., a response product serves as a punisher independent of the social environment).
Reinforcement that occurs independent of the social mediation of others (e.g., scratching an insect bite relieves the itch).
convergent multiple control
Occurs when a single verbal response is a function of more than one variable and what is said has more than one antecedent source of control.
copying a text
An elementary verbal operant that is evoked by a nonvocal verbal discriminative stimulus that has point-to-point correspondence and formal similarity with the controlling response.
divergent multiple control
Occurs when a single antecedent variable affects the strength of more than one responses.
An elementary verbal operant involving a response that is evoked by a verbal discriminative stimulus that has point-to-point correspondence and formal similarity with the response.
A situation that occurs when the controlling antecedent stimulus and the response or response product (a) share the same sense mode (e.g., both stimulus and response are visual, auditory, or tactile) and (b) physically resemble each other.
generic (tact) extension
A tact evoked by a novel stimulus that shares all of the relevant or defining features associated with the original stimulus.
A verbal operant involving a response that is evoked by both an MO and a nonverbal stimulus; thus, the response is part mand and part tact.
An elementary verbal operant that is evoked by a verbal discriminative stimulus and that does not have point-to-point correspondence with that verbal stimulus.
metaphorical (tact) extension
A tact evoked by a novel stimulus that shares some, but not all, of the relevant features of the original stimulus.
metonymical (tact) extension
A tact evoked by a novel stimulus that shares none of the relevant features of the original stimulus configuration, but some irrelevant yet related feature has acquired stimulus control.
A relation between the stimulus and response or response product that occurs when the beginning, middle, and end of the verbal stimulus matches the beginning, middle, and end of the verbal response.
solistic (tact) extension
A verbal response evoked by a stimulus property that is only indirectly related to the proper tact relation.
Someone who engages in verbal behavior by emitting mands, tacts, intraverbals, autoclitics, and so on.
An elementary verbal operant evoked by a nonverbal discriminative stimulus and followed by generalized conditioned reinforcement.
An elementary verbal operant involving a response that is evoked by a verbal discriminative stimulus that has point-to-point correspondence, but not formal similarity, between the stimulus and the response product.
An elementary verbal operant involving a spoken verbal stimulus that evokes a written, typed, or finger-spelled response. There is point-to-point correspondence between the stimulus and the response product, but no formal similarity.
Behavior whose reinforcement is mediated by a listener. Encompasses the subject matter usually treated as language and topics such as thinking, grammar, composition, and understanding.
echoic, copying a text, and imitation (as it relates to sign language)
The verbal relations with formal similarity are...
echoic, copying a text, imitation (as it relates to sign language), textual, and transcription
The verbal relations with point-to-point correspondence are...
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