Introductory Concepts
Elementary Relationships
Extensions of Verbal Behavior
Multiple Controlling Relationships
Building on the Elementary Relationships

18.1 The Mand’s Controlling Variable

All of the elementary verbal relationships which you have studied up to this point have had a prior discriminative stimulus, either verbal or non-verbal, as the controlling variable. One remaining class is notable because its controlling variable is of a different nature.

A diagram illustrating the controlling variable of Mand's process flow.
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