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

34.1 Review of Multiple Controlling Variables

Because the concept of multiple responses is so closely related to multiple controlling variables, the practice questions for both concepts are combined and presented at the end of this lesson.

Multiple Controlling Variables

A situation with the following features:

There is a single response form

The response is simultaneously strengthened by two or more controlling variables

Response topography

The type of controlling variable (stimulus or establishing operation)

The specific number of multiple variables

Whether or not the current response is followed by reinforcement

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