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Synonyms for motivative

impelling to action

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Let's assume for this individual that the noise generated by the tantrum produces a motivative condition for escape.
According to Sundberg and Partington (1998), the primary function of NET is to continue language training in the presence of the stimuli and motivative variables that must eventually control and maintain the verbal behavior of the client.
We can talk about how learning histories, environmental contexts, motivative events, specific cues, and certain consequences are influencing the behavior of a client or of any person in the culture.
2006), as it includes the formative and motivative augmental concepts that describe verbal stimuli that serve as MOs.
Here, a computer-based task was used, pitting discriminative control established within the experiment against the possible motivative effect of stimuli in equivalence relations with consequences of known impact.
If presenting some of the sensory functions of a consequence serves as an EO for that consequence, a motivative effect might occur based on derived stimulus relations.
Scores in bold emphasize the most relevant scores to which the other scores are compared to support a possible motivative effect.
In this way, specific motivative effects could be distinguished from general effects of stimuli presentation.
To obtain the simplest overall estimate of the motivative effect, the percentage was calculated of the possible increase from contact with the pictures during the Free Choice + Distraction Task to contact during the presentation of equivalence stimuli.
These participants nevertheless showed the motivative effect, indicating that it was not due to a failure in discriminative control.
Experiment 2 showed that a computer-based task conducted with college students produced motivative effects for stimuli in equivalence relations with consequences that were over and above the effects seen with discriminative stimuli established in the same experiment.
Formative augmentals establish given consequences as reinforcers or punishers because of their participation in relational frames; motivative augmentals temporarily alter the degree to which previously established consequences function as reinforcers or punishers.
In Experiment 2, B3 was presented to assess for the possibility of a general, as opposed to specific, motivative effect (cf.
The demonstration of the transfer of various stimulus functions such as self-discrimination (Dymond & Barnes, 1994), respondent-eliciting and extinction functions (Dougher, Auguston, Markham, Greenway, & Wulfert, 1994), sexual arousal functions (Roche & Barnes, 1997; Roche, Barnes-Holmes, Smeets, Barnes-Holmes, & McGeady, 2000; see also Barnes & Roche, 1997), motivative functions (Valdivia, Luciano, Molina, Cabello, & Hernandez, 2002; see also Visdomine & Luciano, 2002) may have important clinical implications.
Behavior therapists have also maintained this traditional view of emotion as something that people have, rather than what people do, by according emotional phenomena, such as anxiety or fear, some motivative or causal role.