publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Beyond Skinner? A review of relational frame theory: A post-skinnerian account of human language and cognition by Hayes, Barnes-Holmes, and Roche.

Osborne J. Grayson;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Nov 2018
Abstract
In their book, Relational Frame Theory: A Post-Skinnerian Account of Human Language and Cognition (2001), Hayes, Barnes-Holmes and Roche challenge behavior analysts to put aside Skinner and Verbal Behavior in favor of relational frame theory's approach to human language and cognition. However, when viewed from the contexts of behavior analysis, the principles of behavior analysis, and the principles of the founder of behavior analysis, Relational Frame Theory fits squarely in the Skinnerian, behavior analytic tradition. As with Verbal Behavior, Relational Frame Theory and its theses may be thought of as logical and empirical extensions of that which precedes the...
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free text keywords: Articles, Aside, Relational frame theory, Logical conjunction, Cognitive science, Human language, Cognition, Psychology
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