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

34.4 Multiple Responses Example #2

This is an example of multiple responses in a tact relationship, but the same process also occurs in other elementary relationships. For example, the auditory stimulus “dog” may increase the likelihood of the echoic response “dog” or the intraverbal “cat” or the tact “common noun.”

Multiple Responses

A situation with the following features:

There is a single controlling variable

That controlling variable simultaneously strengthens two or more different response forms

The specific type of controlling variable

The number of response forms which are strengthened

The type of elementary verbal relationship

Four speech bubbles with the words dog, cat and common noun. Example #34.4
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