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Whereas at this phase quantitative comparative research examines conceptual and functional equivalences, in qualitative cross-cultural inquiry only the significance of the research area is investigated.
In quantitative research this means instrumentation and assessment of various equivalences connected to the measurement designs.
Keywords: Conditional discrimination, Equivalence, Relational Frame Theory, Language, Autism.
One of the most widely debated topics in the Stimulus Equivalence literature involves the nature of the relations that form and the involvement or necessity of language (Horne & Lowe, 1996; Sidman, 1994, 2000).
Acquired equivalences and mediated generalization in pigeon's matching-to-sample.
Stimulus equivalence has become an important research paradigm for the behavioral analytic study of different aspects of complex human behavior, such as the symbolic character of language (e.
An equivalence class is a set of N perceptually distinct stimuli that become related to each other by the training of a minimal number of stimulus relations (Fields & Verhave, 1987; Sidman, 1971, 1994).
Let C be a small category, and let F : C [right arrow] Top be a functor which sends all morphisms to homotopy equivalences.
This makes equivalence of Chinese words and English words more complex; thus there is need for a clear explanation of this relationship that exists between English and Chinese equivalences.
edu] which requires use of so many clicks and presses if there are too many equivalences to deal with.
Working with conditional discriminations, Sidman (1971) was the pioneer in the experimental study of equivalence classes.
1997) suggest that the generation of equivalence responding underlies a wide range of cognitive abilities.