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Echoic Behavior

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According to Skinner, an echoic occurs when a verbal response has point-to-point correspondence to its preceding verbal stimulus. It is echoing what is heard or verbal imitation.

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Why Verbal Behavior?

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Theories of language that attempt to identify the causes of language include the following three perspectives: (1) biological, (2) cognitive, and (3) environmental.

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What is Verbal Behavior?

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Verbal Behavior (VB) is one of the many branches under the family of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Just like ABA, VB is also derived from the philosophy of behaviorism, utilizes the basic scientific methodology for research, and is concerned with the improvement of an individual's educationally and socially significant behaviors.

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  • Kellie Primus
    Kellie Primus says #
    Hello, I have an 8 year old with severe learning disabilities, especially language. Verbal behavioral therapy has been recommended
  • Stasia Fritz
    Stasia Fritz says #
    Dr. Lee, Thank you for the straight-forward information in your post! What a great source for educators and parents. Can you now l
  • Audrey Borges
    Audrey Borges says #
    I enjoyed your post, Dr. Lee. It's a fascinating look at verbal behavior.
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