The Analysis of Verbal Behavior

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 139–153

Empirical Investigations of the Intraverbal: 2005–2015

  • Angelica A. Aguirre
  • Amber L. Valentino
  • Linda A. LeBlanc
Special Section: The Intraverbal Relation

DOI: 10.1007/s40616-016-0064-4

Cite this article as:
Aguirre, A.A., Valentino, A.L. & LeBlanc, L.A. Analysis Verbal Behav (2016) 32: 139. doi:10.1007/s40616-016-0064-4

Abstract

Several papers have reviewed the literature based on Skinner’s conceptual framework presented in his 1957 book, Verbal Behavior. These reviews have called for more research on the topic of verbal behavior generally and often for more research on particular verbal operants. For example, Sautter and LeBlanc (2006) urged the behavior-analytic community to conduct more research on the intraverbal because of the scant existing literature base at that time. In the current review, we replicate the procedures used by Sautter and LeBlanc focusing specifically on the intraverbal relation and on the literature published in the 10 years since their call for research. We summarize the publication themes, provide graphs of the trends and types of published articles, and offer ideas for future research specific to the intraverbal.

Keywords

IntraverbalQuantitative reviewSkinnerVerbal behavior

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© Association for Behavior Analysis International 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelica A. Aguirre
    • 1
  • Amber L. Valentino
    • 1
  • Linda A. LeBlanc
    • 1
  1. 1.Trumpet Behavioral HealthLakewoodUSA