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    Facilitating responding in accordance with the relational frame of comparison II: Methodological analyses


    Vitale, Agata and Barnes-Holmes, Yvonne and Barnes-Holmes, Dermot and Campbell, Claire (2008) Facilitating responding in accordance with the relational frame of comparison II: Methodological analyses. The Psychological Record, 58. pp. 365-390. ISSN 0033-2933

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    Abstract

    The current article examines patterns of adult responding to different types of more-than and less-than relations, as well as procedures for facilitating re - sponding in accordance with these relations. Using parameters suggested in the three-term series literature, the more-than and less-than relations were sepa - rated into six distinct trial types. Systematic comparisons were then drawn be - tween repeated test exposures, the provision of automated feedback, and the presentation of nonarbitrary trials. The results showed that feedback was the most effective intervention for facilitating responding to the target relations. When feedback and nonarbitrary trials were combined, their impact was only marginally better than either intervention alone. These findings are discussed in terms of relational frame theory and interventions for remediating deficits in derived relational responding

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Methodological analyses;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
    Item ID: 4965
    Depositing User: Yvonne Barnes-Holmes
    Date Deposited: 19 May 2014 14:00
    Journal or Publication Title: The Psychological Record
    Publisher: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    Refereed: Yes
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