Transfer of "good" and "bad" functions within stimulus equivalence classes.

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This study compared results of two experiments that tested transfer of function in stimulus equivalence classes in a task dissimilar to (in Experiment I) and similar to (in Experiment II) the task that trained functional responding. Eleven students from UNT participated in return for monetary compensation. Phase 1 and 2 were identical in the two experiments, in which they established stimulus equivalence classes and functional responding, respectively. Each experiment then used different tasks in the third phase to test differential responding. Only participants in Experiment II demonstrated consistent transfer of function. Results are discussed in terms of how task similarity ... continued below

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Madrigal-Bauguss, Jessica May 2008.

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This study compared results of two experiments that tested transfer of function in stimulus equivalence classes in a task dissimilar to (in Experiment I) and similar to (in Experiment II) the task that trained functional responding. Eleven students from UNT participated in return for monetary compensation. Phase 1 and 2 were identical in the two experiments, in which they established stimulus equivalence classes and functional responding, respectively. Each experiment then used different tasks in the third phase to test differential responding. Only participants in Experiment II demonstrated consistent transfer of function. Results are discussed in terms of how task similarity may function as a type of contextual control when there is limited experience with the task.

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Madrigal-Bauguss, Jessica. Transfer of "good" and "bad" functions within stimulus equivalence classes., thesis, May 2008; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6080/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .