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

29.5 Public Accompaniment Non-Example

On the other hand, a person may feel an itch although there is no public collateral stimulus, or a person may have pain without any public accompaniment.

Public Accompaniment

A way in which the verbal community brings verbal behavior under the control of private stimuli that has the following features:

A private stimulus

A collateral public stimulus

Reinforcement for a given response contingent upon the presence of the public stimulus

The type of private stimulus

Whether or not there is any causal relationship between the public and private stimulus (they need only be correlated)

My leg hurts.
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