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    Establishing five derived mands in three adolescent boys with autism


    Murphy, Carol and Barnes-Holmes, Dermot (2010) Establishing five derived mands in three adolescent boys with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43 (3). pp. 537-541. ISSN 0021-8855

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    Abstract

    Three 14-year-old boys with diagnoses of autism learned to mand for the delivery or removal of tokens by presenting nonsense syllables (A1–5, respectively). A match-to-sample procedure was used to establish conditional discriminations between the 5 A stimuli and 5 B stimuli and between the B stimuli and 5 C stimuli. Subsequently, each participant was able to use the C stimuli to mand, illustrating a transfer of function, although 1 participant first required multiple-exemplar training.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: autism; derived mands; emergent relations; language;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
    Item ID: 5027
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1901/jaba.2010.43-537
    Depositing User: Prof. Dermot Barnes-Holmes
    Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2014 15:27
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
    Publisher: Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior
    Refereed: Yes
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