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An intraverbal is a class of verbal operants regulated by verbal discriminative stimuli. In everyday language, thematically related words (or sentences) are examples of intraverbals. For example, the verbal response "fish" to the spoken words "rod and reel" is an intraverbal; saying "water" to the written word lake is also intraverbal behavior. Thus, intraverbal stimuli arise from verbal behavior; a previous verbal response by a speaker is a stimulus for a subsequent verbal operant.
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A class of verbal operants whose form is regulated by specific nonverbal discriminative stimuli. For example, a child may see a cat and say, "Look mom, a kitty." The word tact comes from the more familiar term contact. Tacts are verbal responses that make contact with the environment.
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a verbal discriminative response (as when the verbal response apple in the presence of an apple is said to tact the apple). The tact captures stimulus control as it enters into verbal behavior. The tact relation includes only responses in the presence of or shortly after a stimulus, and therefore is not equivalent to naming or reference.
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a compound schedule in which a reinforcer is produced by the successive completion of two or more component schedules, all of which operate during a single stimulus. Cf. CHMNED SCHEDULE.
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A schedule of intermittent reinforcement in which a single reinforcement is programmed by two schedules acting in succession without correlated stimuli. E.g., in tand FI 10 FR 5 a reinforcement occurs when 5 responses have been executed after a 10 minute interval has elapsed. In tand FRFI, a (usually) short interval must elapse after the completion of a ratio before a response is reinforced. It is often important to specify which of the two schedules composes the more substantial part of the schedule. This can be done by italicizing the important member.
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Tangible items (magazines, jewelry, toys, cars, and so on) the contingent delivery of which increases or maintains a behavior. 10
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(behavioral contract or contingency contract). A written rule statement describing the desired or undesired behavior, the occasion when the behavior should or should not occur, and the added outcome for that behavior.
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The ultimate goal of a program of shaping.
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The behavior being measured, the dependent variable.

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