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See Specific praise. 10
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The features of the verbal behavior shared by the members of a verbal community, including their vocabulary and
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The emergence of language in the individual. Much of the controversy about language development revolves around assumptions about the respective phylogenic and on to genic contributions to it.
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The dependence of the behavior within a verbal community, both verbal and nonverbal, on the verbal discrin-dnations incorporated within its language.
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The structural features
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see JUMPING STAND.
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The elapsed time from the presentation of an antecedent stimulus (cue, prompt, signal) and the response. 5
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The time from the onset of one event to the onset of another. For example, the time it takes a rat to reach a goal box after it has been released in a maze.
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The time from an event, usually the onset of a stimulus, to a response.
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A dimensional quantity that refers to the time between two events. In the study of behavior, the first event may be an environmental stimulus and the second, a response. The two events may be successive responses (see Interresponse time).

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