7.41 Arbitrarily Applicable Relational Responding and Derived Stimulus Relations

According to RFT, that is how people are able to derive relations among stimuli. We’re simply arbitrarily applying relational responses to stimuli based on contextual cues to do so. In the example shown here, you were told that Chandler is faster than Joey and that Ross is slower than Joey. Those contextual cues allowed you to arbitrarily apply a particular set of relational responses to Ross, Joey, and Chandler.

A diagram illustrating the Derived Stimulus Relation of a program's flow.
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