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    Emergence of tacts following mand training in young children with autism

    Egan, Claire E. and Barnes-Holmes, Dermot (2009) Emergence of tacts following mand training in young children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42 (3). pp. 691-696. ISSN 0021-8855

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    This study sought to examine the effects of training mands on the emergence of tacts with the same response forms. Results indicated that training adjective sets as ma nds resulted in the emergence of adjective sets as tacts under modified, but not standard, ant ecedent conditions. The findings suggested that the apparent functional independence of mands an d tacts may be explained by a lack of appropriate antecedent control over responding

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: antecedent control; autism; functional independence; language; mand; tact;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
    Item ID: 5022
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    Depositing User: Prof. Dermot Barnes-Holmes
    Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2014 10:48
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
    Publisher: Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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