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control

1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity. 2) v. to exercise the power of control.

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If adult participants are supposed to dominate the prerequisites of arbitrary relational responding (Carpentier et al., 2002b), extraneous stimulus control exerted by other sources than the experimenter-defined relation could be well responsible for the failure in Eq-Eq tests (Carpentier et al., 2003a, 2003c; Garcia et al., 2008; Perez et al., 2004).
(Step 1) Free play probes were done to determine initial preference and reinforcement stimulus control for books and toys for all four children.
It could be concluded, after reviewing the research on behavioral modification and the techniques used in most exercise programs, that the combination of two behavioral techniques, behavior modification and stimulus control, will have a greater effect on motivating adults to exercise than using behavioral modification or stimulus control alone.
As in the TDM implementation, the teachers were asked to incorporate the stimulus control procedures they had learned during the workshops and practiced in their classrooms.
Different authors have argued that competing stimulus control may explain some failures in derived relational responding tasks, including analogies (e.g., Rehfeldt, Dixon, Hayes, & Steele, 1998; Ruiz & Luciano, 2011).
Novelty, stimulus control, and operant variability.
Such possibility is not surprising as the effective use of these three procedures is common in the literature about derived stimulus control (e.g., Haimson, Wilkinson, Rosenquist, Ouimet, & McIlvane, 2009) and thus it seems that they are generally effective to facilitate the emergence of derived discriminations.
Occasionally, when deprivation is very strong, mands may be completely free from external stimulus control, as in the "isolated desert-dwelling hermit's cry, 'water'" (Winokur, 1976, p.
Stimulus control therapy, relaxation therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTi) are standards of practice.
Presenting the red and green stimulus cards during baseline assessed whether the cards exerted stimulus control over string play prior to discrimination training.