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Antecedent A stimulus change existing or occurring prior to a behavior of interest.
Behavior The activity of living organism
Consequence A stimulus change that follows a behavior of interest.
Determinism The assumption that the universe is a lawful and orderly place in which phenomena occur in relation to other events and not in an accidental fashion.
Functional relation A relation present when the value of one variable lawfully affects the value of another variable.
Generality ABA produces behavior change that lasts over time, settings, situations, and individuals
Ontogeny The history of the development of an individual organism during its lifetime.
Phylogeny The history of the natural evolution of the species.
Selection by Consequences all forms of operant behavior are selected and maintained by their consequences during an individual’s lifetime
Contingency Refers to dependent and/or temporal relations between events
Environment The total constellation of stimuli which can affect behavior
History of reinforcement An inclusive term referring to a person’s learning experiences and past conditioning
Repertoire All of the behaviors a person can do; a set of behaviors relevant to a particular setting or task.
Response A single instance or occurrence of a specific class or type of behavior.
Response class A group of responses that share formal or functional properties
Stimulus An energy change that affects an organism through its receptor cells
Stimulus class A group of stimuli that share specified common elements along formal, temporal, and/or functional dimensions.
Topography The physical form or shape of a behavior.
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