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

44.2 Intraverbal and Echoic Secondary Sources of Strength

Almost always, these sources are either intraverbal, as in the relationship between “spider” and “suspend,” or they are echoic, as is the relationship between “vinyl” and “final.” The echoic relationship is typically partial or fragmentary: The response being analyzed only has partial point-to-point correspondence with a previous response.

What will the spider do,

suspend its operations

Vinyl is final.

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