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  • Jack Michael’s Appointments at the University of Houston and Arizona
           State University: Reflections from a Former Student
    • Authors: John H. Mabry
      Pages: 324 - 335
      Abstract: Abstract Jack Michael was an early enthusiast for what is now called applied behavior analysis. His many seminal contributions were through early publications in applied behavior analysis and the work of the students he trained (e.g., T. Ayllon, M. M. Wolf). His close mentorship of students earned him acclaim as a teacher along with his many theoretical contributions to the literatures on verbal behavior and motivation, and behavior analysis in general. This paper is a series of personal reflections about Michael’s time and contributions at the University of Houston and Arizona State University, which preceded his lengthy tenure at Western Michigan University, where he spent the remainder of his career and is now an emeritus professor.
      PubDate: 2016-10-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0054-6
      Issue No: Vol. 32, No. 2 (2016)
       
  • Using Textual Prompts to Teach Mands for Information Using
           “Who?”
    • Authors: M. Alice Shillingsburg; Cassondra M. Gayman; William Walton
      Pages: 1 - 14
      Abstract: Abstract Recent research on teaching mands for information to children with language deficits has focused on manipulating establishing operations (EOs). However, only a few of those studies have programmed both EO conditions (in which information is needed) and abolishing operation (AO) conditions (in which information has already been provided) to ensure functional use of the mand for information. Shillingsburg, Bowen, Valentino, and Pierce (Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 136–150, 2014) provided a successful demonstration of differential responding between EO and AO conditions demonstrating control of the response by the relevant EO. Echoic prompts resulted in successful mands for information “Who?” One limitation of this study was that the participants did not re-issue the initial mand upon approaching the named adult to retrieve the item. This may be problematic in the natural environment as it is unlikely that the named adult would know what the child was looking for. The current study sought to replicate and expand previous research by using textual prompts to teach the mand “Who?” in four children diagnosed with autism (Phase 1) and by requiring the mand for the item be re-issued upon approaching the named adult (Phase 2). Textual prompts resulted in differential use of the mand for information during EO and AO conditions for all of the participants. Additionally, three of the four participants who did not re-issue the mand to the named adult during the Phase 2 baseline did so following the intervention. Overall, results support the use of textual prompts to teach mands for information to children with autism.
      PubDate: 2016-06-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0053-7
      Issue No: Vol. 32, No. 1 (2016)
       
  • An Annotated Bibliography of Verbal Behavior Articles Published Outside of
           The Analysis of Verbal Behavior : 2015
    • Authors: Sarah A. Lechago; Lauren A. Phillips
      Pages: 60 - 68
      Abstract: Abstract An annotated bibliography is provided that summarizes journal articles on verbal behavior published outside of The Analysis of Verbal Behavior in 2015, the primary journal for scholarship in this area. Thirty such articles were identified and annotated as a resource for practitioners, researchers, and educators.
      PubDate: 2016-06-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0056-4
      Issue No: Vol. 32, No. 1 (2016)
       
  • Teaching Problem Explanations Using Instructive Feedback
    • Authors: Christopher A. Tullis; Sarah E. Frampton; Caitlin H. Delfs; M. Alice Shillingsburg
      Abstract: Abstract Instructive feedback (IF) is a procedure in which extra information is presented to a participant during the consequence portion of instruction for other skills. Previous research has demonstrated that participants with intellectual disabilities may acquire a portion of non-targeted skills (secondary targets) without explicit instruction when extra information is presented. Previous research has demonstrated that IF has resulted in more efficient instruction for participants with disabilities as a whole. However, few studies have focused on participants with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Additionally, the measures of secondary target acquisition in past research have focused solely on discrete responses (e.g., one-word utterances). The current investigation extended the IF literature related to participants with ASD by including longer verbal responses as secondary targets and assessing maintenance for both primary and secondary targets. Across three participants, IF resulted in the acquisition of at least a portion of secondary targets without explicit teaching. For two participants, additional instruction was required before IF resulted in acquisition of secondary targets. Across all three participants, gains observed for both primary and secondary targets in intervention were maintained.
      PubDate: 2016-12-08
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0075-1
       
  • A Bibliographic Tribute to Jack Michael
    • Authors: Barbara E. Esch; John W. Esch
      Abstract: Abstract “In the late 1950’s, Jack Michael, a bright but irritating young psychology instructor, moved from the Universities of Kansas to Houston to Arizona State. Along the way he befriended two nontraditional students, protected them through their Ph.D. programs, and turned them loose on the world: Teodoro Ayllon…and Montrose Wolf…” (Risley, 2001, p. 267). So begins Risley’s chapter on the origins of applied behavior analysis. For almost 50 years, Jack Michael provided a model for us to “talk like Skinner” and to analyze behavior as Skinner would. For this, he has been widely respected and revered. The purpose of this bibliography is to explain to new and familiar readers alike Jack’s contributions to the field of behavior analysis in areas of his primary focus: (a) behavioral function taxonomy, (b) motivation, (c) reinforcement, (d) response topographies, (e) multiple control, (f) duplic and codic verbal behavior, and (g) teaching. Throughout, we weave his role in the field’s history and his leadership in its expansion, as these have been additional areas of significant contributions. Above all, we wish to highlight Jack’s work, in bibliographic and narrative form, in a way that expresses a heartfelt tribute on behalf of his students and others whom he influenced to learn about psychology as a natural science and to think and talk like Skinner.
      PubDate: 2016-11-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0073-3
       
  • An Evaluation of Two Stimulus Equivalence Training Sequences on the
           Emergence of Novel Intraverbals
    • Authors: Brittany Zaring-Hinkle; Charlotte Lynn Carp; Tracy L. Lepper
      Abstract: Abstract Researchers have begun to investigate the emergence of novel intraverbals using equivalence-based instruction (EBI) in typically developing children (Carp & Petursdottir, 2012; Pérez-González, Herszlikowicz, & Williams, 2008). We sought to replicate and extend the previous research by investigating two stimulus equivalence training sequences (e.g., linear series—LS and one to many—OTM) in the emergence of novel intraverbals in a two-part study with college students. Experiment 1 was designed to partially replicate the previous research by training intraverbals using an LS arrangement and then testing for the emergence of novel intraverbals. Novel intraverbals did not emerge after baseline training alone for the majority of participants. Experiment 2 investigated whether a different training sequence (i.e., OTM) would result in the emergence of novel intraverbals. Novel intraverbals did emerge following baseline training alone for the majority of participants. Overall, these results suggest that training intraverbals in an OTM training sequence may establish conditional discriminations during training, which may make it a more advantageous sequence, in that following training, more novel intraverbals emerge.
      PubDate: 2016-11-08
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0072-4
       
  • The Effects of Blocking and Joint Control Training on Sequencing Visual
           Stimuli
    • Abstract: We assessed the effects of blocking on the accuracy of arranging visual stimuli in sequences as an attempt to assess whether verbal behavior mediates nonverbal performance. Across three experiments, college students were trained to echo and tact the names of abstract images vocally (Experiments 1 and 3) and with hand signs (Experiment 2), and then, they were tested to see whether they could sequence these pictures accurately in the presence of their dictated names or signs. When participants were required to engage in a vocal blocking task, sequencing performances learned via either vocal or hand signs deteriorated (Experiments 1 and 2). In Experiment 3, vocal blocking deteriorated sequencing learned vocally, but not when participants were responding to visual samples (i.e., visual matching). Overall, only 2 out of 12 participants required joint control training to accurately sequence stimuli. Combined results suggest that vocal blocking may serve to prevent verbal behavior that could be mediating sequencing, and that joint control training is not necessary for adults to perform the sequencing task.
      PubDate: 2016-11-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0067-1
       
  • An Assessment of Three Procedures to Teach Echoic Responding
    • Abstract: Abstract The research literature has revealed mixed outcomes on various procedures for increasing vocalizations and echoic responding in persons with disabilities (Miguel, Carr, & Michael The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 18, 3–13, 2002; Stock, Schulze, & Mirenda The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 24, 123–133, 2008). We examined the efficacy of an assessment procedure for identifying the most effective echoic teaching procedure to six students diagnosed autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental delays. The assessment procedure included a within-participant comparison of vocal imitation training (VIT), stimulus–stimulus pairing (SSP), and a mand-model procedure (MM). A functional analysis of the responses was conducted to determine whether responding was functionally an echoic or a mand. The results indicated that the assessment was effective in identifying a teaching procedure for five out of the six participants and that responding was established under echoic control. These outcomes support the efficacy of this assessment procedure for identifying effective echoic teaching procedures.
      PubDate: 2016-11-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0069-z
       
  • Empirical Investigations of the Intraverbal: 2005–2015
    • Abstract: Abstract Several papers have reviewed the literature based on Skinner’s conceptual framework presented in his 1957 book, Verbal Behavior. These reviews have called for more research on the topic of verbal behavior generally and often for more research on particular verbal operants. For example, Sautter and LeBlanc (2006) urged the behavior-analytic community to conduct more research on the intraverbal because of the scant existing literature base at that time. In the current review, we replicate the procedures used by Sautter and LeBlanc focusing specifically on the intraverbal relation and on the literature published in the 10 years since their call for research. We summarize the publication themes, provide graphs of the trends and types of published articles, and offer ideas for future research specific to the intraverbal.
      PubDate: 2016-11-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0064-4
       
  • Common and Intraverbal Bidirectional Naming
    • Authors: Caio F. Miguel
      Abstract: Abstract Naming has been defined as a generalized operant that combines speaker and listener behaviors within the individual. The purpose of this paper is to reintroduce the concept of naming and its subtypes, common and intraverbal, distinguish it from other terms such as the tact relation, and discuss the role of naming in the development of verbal behavior. Moreover, a taxonomical change is proposed. The addition of the qualifier bidirectional would serve to emphasize the speaker-listener bidirectional relation and serve to distinguish the technical term from its commonsense use. It is hoped that this paper will inspire future basic and applied research on an important extension of Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior.
      PubDate: 2016-10-25
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0066-2
       
  • Verbal Stimulus Control and the Intraverbal Relation
    • Authors: Mark L. Sundberg
      Abstract: Abstract The importance of the intraverbal relation is missed in most theories of language. Skinner (1957) attributes this to traditional semantic theories of meaning that focus on the nonverbal referents of words and neglect verbal stimuli as separate sources of control for linguistic behavior. An analysis of verbal stimulus control is presented, along with its distinction from nonverbal stimulus control and motivational control. It is suggested that there are at least four different types of increasingly complex verbal discriminations relevant to speaker and listener behavior: simple, compound, verbal conditional, and verbal function-altering (Eikeseth & Smith, 2013; Schlinger & Blakely, 1994). Separate but interlocking accounts of how these specific types of verbal stimuli produce different evocative and function-altering effects for the speaker and for the listener are provided. Finally, the effects of weakening verbal stimulus control and the loss of intraverbal behavior are considered, especially as they relate to dementia, aphasia, and traumatic brain injury.
      PubDate: 2016-10-21
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0065-3
       
  • Selection-Based Instruction with Touch-Screen Video and the Emergence of
           Exact, Recombinative, and Novel Topography-Based Responses to Interview
           Questions
    • Authors: John O’Neill; Ruth Anne Rehfeldt
      Abstract: Abstract The purpose of the present experiment was to replicate and extend the literature on using selection-based instruction to teach responses to interview questions by (a) evaluating the emergence of recombinative (i.e., combinations of taught) and novel (i.e., untaught) topography-based intraverbal responses, in addition to exact repetitions of taught responses, (b) providing a measure of social validity for the emergent response subtypes, and (c) including a touch-screen video interviewing component. Participants were two young adult males with a learning disability who attended a local vocational development center. Increases in accurate intraverbal responding and decreases in inaccurate responding across most interview questions were observed in both participants at posttest. Increases in the number of accurate recombinative responses were observed for both participants, and increases in accurate exact responses were observed for one participant. One accurate novel response was observed at posttest for each participant. Results suggest that selection-based instruction can generate appropriate topography-based responses that sound unscripted and the addition of a video component was viable.
      PubDate: 2016-10-19
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0068-0
       
  • Teaching a Child with Autism to Mand for Answers to Questions Using a
           Speech-Generating Device
    • Authors: Amarie Carnett; Einar T. Ingvarsson
      Abstract: Abstract The current study systematically replicates and extends the findings of Ingvarsson and Hollobaugh (2010) by teaching a boy with autism who used a speech-generating device to mand for answers to unknown questions. The effects of the intervention were evaluated via a multiple baseline across stimulus sets. The intervention resulted in acquisition of both the mand for information and intraverbal responses (i.e., correct answers to previously unknown questions). However, generalization of the mand for information was limited.
      PubDate: 2016-10-19
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0070-6
       
  • Introduction to the Special Section on the Intraverbal Relation
    • Authors: Linda A. LeBlanc
      PubDate: 2016-10-17
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0074-2
       
  • Evaluation of a Blocked-Trials Procedure to Establish Complex Stimulus
           Control over Intraverbal Responses in Children with Autism
    • Authors: Einar T. Ingvarsson; Rachel L. Kramer; Charlotte L. Carp; Anna I. Pétursdóttir; Heather Macias
      Abstract: Abstract We evaluated the use of a blocked-trials procedure to establish complex stimulus control over intraverbal responses. The participants were four young boys with a diagnosis of autism who had struggled to master intraverbals. The blocked-trials procedures involved presentation of stimuli in separate trial blocks. The trial blocks gradually reduced in size contingent upon correct responding, until the stimuli were presented in quasi-random order. All participants acquired multiple discriminations with the blocked-trials procedure, although additional procedures were needed to teach the first discrimination with two participants. Following acquisition of multiple discriminations, two participants acquired a novel discrimination with quasi-random presentation of stimuli, and a third participant demonstrated discriminated responding in intraverbal probes.
      PubDate: 2016-10-14
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0071-5
       
  • Function-Altering Effects of Rule Phrasing in the Modulation of
           Instructional Control
    • Authors: Amy J. Henley; Jason M. Hirst; Florence D. DiGennaro Reed; Amel Becirevic; Derek D. Reed
      Abstract: Abstract This study evaluated the effects of four instructional variants on instruction following under changing reinforcement schedules using an operant task based on Hackenberg and Joker’s Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 62, 367–383 (1994) experimental preparation. Sixteen college-aged adults served as participants and were randomly assigned to one of four instruction conditions (directive, generic, non-directive, and control). Results suggest textual verbal behavior modulated instruction following. Specifically, directive and generic instructions produced greater levels of instructional control and relatively lower levels of schedule control compared to non-directive instructions. Thus, participants in the directive and generic groups responded in accordance with the instructions even when schedules of reinforcement favored deviation from the instructed pattern. In contrast, participants in the non-directive group responded toward the optimal pattern. In the control condition, participant responding was variable but toward the optimal pattern. Findings are interpreted within the framework of Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior and formulation of rule governance.
      PubDate: 2016-09-23
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0063-5
       
  • Emergence of Intraverbal Responding Following Tact Instruction with
           Compound Stimuli
    • Authors: Bailey Devine; Charlotte L. Carp; Kiley A. Hiett; Anna Ingeborg Petursdottir
      Abstract: Abstract Effective intraverbal responding often requires control by multiple elements of a verbal stimulus. The purpose of this study was to examine the emergence of such intraverbal relations following tact instruction with compound stimuli and to analyze any resulting error patterns. Participants were seven typically developing children between 3 and 5 years of age. After being taught to tact four overlapping compound stimuli that differed along color and shape dimensions, participants were tested for emergent intraverbal responding. Three participants performed with high accuracy and four with intermediate accuracy when correct intraverbal responding required control by multiple elements (i.e., color names and shape names) of the verbal stimulus. Five participants performed with high accuracy when intraverbal responding required control by only a single stimulus element, and all participants showed emergence of reverse intraverbal relations when the response required naming only a single stimulus element (i.e., color or shape). There was an insufficient number of errors to perform detailed error analyses at the individual level, but overall, the first element of a verbal stimulus was more likely to exert control over the response than the second element, and color words were more likely to exert control than shape words. Results suggest that individual stimulus elements acquired independent control over the responses that had been established as tacts.
      PubDate: 2016-09-22
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0062-6
       
  • On Intraverbal Control and the Definition of the Intraverbal
    • Authors: David C. Palmer
      Abstract: Abstract Behavior analysts should distinguish between the intraverbal, as a class of verbal operants, and intraverbal control, the potentiating effect, however slight, of a verbal antecedent on a verbal response. If it is to serve an explanatory function, the term intraverbal, as a class of verbal operants, should be restricted to those cases in which a verbal antecedent, as the result of a history of contiguous or correlated usage, is sufficient to evoke the putative intraverbal response. Intraverbal control is pervasive in verbal behavior, but since it is typically just one of many concurrent variables that determine the form of a verbal response, such multiply controlled responses are not usefully called “intraverbals.” Because intraverbals and their controlling variables have invariant formal properties, they are conceptually simple, but they nevertheless play a central role in the interpretation of complex phenomena such as the structural regularities in verbal behavior (i.e., grammar).
      PubDate: 2016-09-12
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0061-7
       
  • Teaching Children with Autism to Follow Rules Specifying a Behavior and
           Consequence
    • Authors: Sarah C. Wymer; Jonathan Tarbox; Gracie A. Beavers; Christopher A. Tullis
      Abstract: Abstract Rule-governed behavior (RGB) results from contact with a verbal description of a contingency as opposed to prior contact with that contingency. Despite its importance, research on the establishment of RGB with learners who do not display the skill is limited. Tarbox, Zuckerman, Bishop, Olive, and O’Hora (The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 27, 125-139, 2011) used multiple-exemplar training (MET) to teach children with autism spectrum disorder to follow rules specifying an antecedent and a behavior. We conducted a systematic replication of the Tarbox et al. study with three boys diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and extended those methods to rules specifying a behavior and either a preferred or nonpreferred consequence (e.g., “If you clap, then you get candy”). In baseline, participants typically followed a given instruction regardless of whether the consequence was preferred or nonpreferred. Following MET, all participants responded accurately to novel rules, indicating that MET may be an effective method to establish basic RGB repertoires.
      PubDate: 2016-07-21
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0059-1
       
  • A Comparison of Prompting Strategies to Teach Intraverbals to an
           Adolescent with Down Syndrome
    • Authors: Abigail M. Wallace; D. Reed Bechtel; Sue Heatter; Leasha M. Barry
      PubDate: 2016-06-10
      DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0058-2
       
 
 
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