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

23.1 New Situations

A new situation may have varying degrees of resemblance to an old situation; therefore, the degree of resemblance may be the result of having either many relevant or irrelevant features in common with a previous situation.

Relevant Stimulus FeatureIrrelevant Stimulus Feature
A property of an object or event that must be present before a response is reinforcedA property of an object or event upon whose presence reinforcement is not contingent
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