State Notation for Teaching About Behavioral Procedures
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Complex operant procedures are not easy to describe unambiguously and several abstract notation systems have been developed for such description. Although they have not been generally adopted, such systems could be especially valuable to the teacher and student of behavior analysis, functioning like other figures and graphs as visual aids to ordinary verbal description. One of these systems, state notation, is described in some detail, and examples are provided of its use in teaching about behavior analysis.
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