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

22.1 Verbal Behavior and Novel Stimuli

The verbal relationships we have studied thus far represent well-established responses controlled by specific stimuli. Verbal behavior, however, is rarely so simple. A major complexity involves verbal behavior that occurs in the presence of novel stimuli.

A diagram illustrating verbal behavior and novel stimuli.
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