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Derived stimulus relations produce mediated and episodic priming
If derived stimulus relations can serve as a beginning behavioral model of semantic meaning, many of the cognitive findings shown with semantic relations should apply to derived stimulus relations. The present study examined ...
Moral behavior and the development of verbal regulation
The present paper examines the relationship between the development of moral behavior and the development of verbal regulatory processes. Relational frame theory and the distinctions among pliance, tracking, and augmenting ...
Why behavior analysts should study emotion: The example of anxiety
Historically, anxiety has been a dominant subject in mainstream psychology but an incidental or even insignificant one in behavior analysis. We discuss several reasons for this discrepancy. We follow with a behavior-analytic ...
Assessing the field effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy: An example of the manipulated training research method
Health care reform and managed care have produced a growing emphasis on field effectiveness research. The present paper proposes a simple methodological model for conducting such research that can assimilate all of the ...