Publications

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In press

Petursdottir, A. I., & Oliveira, J. S. C. (in press). Teaching foreign language. In J. L. Matson (Ed.), Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis: Integrating Research into Practice. Springer.


2023

Petursdottir, A. I., & Ingvarsson, E. T. (2023). Revisiting topography-based and selection-based verbal behavior. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior. Advance online publication,

https://doi.org/10.1007/s40616-023-00182-3


2022

*Devine, B., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2022). Exploring effects of differential observing responses on vocal tact acquisition. Behavioral Interventions, 37, 29-42, https://doi.org/10.1002/bin.1782.

Thakore, A., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2022). Acquisition and generalization of divergent intraverbal responses in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Behavioral Interventions, 37, 105-122. https://doi.org/10.1002/bin.1796


2021

*Cox, R. E., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2021). Training sequence effects on emergent conditional discriminations: Replication and extension to selection-based training. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 116, 208-224. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.713 

McIlvane, W. J., Iversen, I. H., Lattal, K. A., Lionello-DeNolf, K. M., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2021). An appreciation of Murray Sidman’s science and his impact. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 115(1), 4-12. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.666

Miguel, C. F., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2021). In memoriam: Jack Michael (1926-2020). Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 116(1), 124-127. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.701

**Miller, A. C., *Cox, R. E., **Swensson, R. M., *Oliveira, J. S. C. D., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2021). Effects of blocking echoic responses on tact emergence following stimulus pairing. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 22(2), 213-225. https://doi.org/10.1080/15021149.2021.1896070

*Oliveira, J. S. C. D., Freitas, L., **Tomlinson, G. M., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2021). Translational evaluation of training structures in equivalence-based instruction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 115(1), 393-404. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.657

Petursdottir, A. I., & Miguel, C. F. (2021). Jack Michael the teacher (1926-2020). Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 54(3), 844-848. https://doi.org/10.1002/jaba.857


2020

**Gee, P. A., **Schneider, K. A., *Devine, B., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2020). Effects of error-contingent prompts depend on temporal arrangement of stimuli in symbolic matching to sample. Journal of Behavioral Education, 29, 657-674. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10864-019-09338-5 

Ingvarsson, E. T., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2020). Stimulus control. In Hupp, S., & Jewell, J. D. (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development. Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119171492.wecad064

Petursdottir, A. I., **Neaves, S., & **Thomas, O. (2020). Emergent tact control following stimulus pairing: Comparison of procedural variations. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 36(2), 193-214.https://doi.org/10.1007/s40616-020-00132-3 

Petursdottir, A. I., & *Oliveira, J. S. C. D. (2020). Efficiency of equivalence-based instruction: A laboratory evaluation. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 114(1), 87-105. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.617 


2019

Petursdottir, A. I., *Cox, R. E., **McKeon, C. A., & *Mellor, J. R. (2019). Baseline training sequence affects speed of emergent conditional discriminations. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 112, 60-73. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.539 

Petursdottir, A. I. (2019). Downstream effects of redefining MOs: Commentary on Edwards et al. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 112, 37-40.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.530 


2018

LeBlanc, L. A., Nosik, M. R., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2018). Establishing consumer protections for research in human service agencies. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 11, 445-455.https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-018-0206-3 

Petursdottir, A. I. (2018). The current status of the experimental analysis of verbal behavior. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, 18, 151-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bar0000109 

Petursdottir, A. I., & Carr, J. E. (2018). Applying the taxonomy of validity threats from mainstream research design to single-case experiments in applied behavior analysis. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 11, 221-240.https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-018-00294-6 

**Schneider, K. A., *Devine, B., **Aguilar, G., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2018). Stimulus presentation order in receptive identification tasks: A systematic replication. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 51, 634-646. https://doi.org/10.1002/jaba.459 


2017

*Lepper, T. L., *Devine, B., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2017). Application of a lag contingency to reduce perseveration on circumscribed interests. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 20, 313-316. https://doi.org/10.3109/17518423.2016.1152612

*Lepper, T. L., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2017). Effects of response-contingent stimulus pairing on vocalizations of nonverbal children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50, 756-774. https://doi.org/10.1002/jaba.415   

Petursdottir, A. I., & *Devine, B. (2017). The impact of Verbal Behavior on the scholarly literature from 2005 to 2016. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 33, 212-228. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40616-017-0089-3 

Petursdottir, A. I., & *Mellor, J. R. (2017). Reinforcement contingencies in language acquisition: Implications for language intervention. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4, 25-32. https://doi.org/10.1177/2372732216686083 


Older

*Devine, B., *Carp, C. L., **Hiett, K. A., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2016). Emergence of intraverbal responding following tact instruction with compound stimuli. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 32, 154-170.

Ingvarsson, E. T., Kramer, R. L., *Carp, C. L., Petursdottir, A. I., & Macias, H. (2016). Evaluation of a blocked-trials procedure to establish complex stimulus control over intraverbal responses in children with autism.  The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 32, 205-224.

Petursdottir, A. I., & **Aguilar, G. (2016). Order of stimulus presentation influences children’s acquisition in receptive identification tasks. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49, 58-68.

Petursdottir, A. I., & *Devine, B. (2016). Verbal behavior. In H. L. Miller (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology (pp. 952-954). Sage Publications. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119171492.wecad064 

*Carp, C. L., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2015). Intraverbal naming and equivalence class formation in children. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 104, 223-240.

*Carp, C. L., *Peterson, S. P., Petursdottir, A. I., & Ingvarsson, E. T. (2015). Preliminary evaluation of an echoic response requirement following errors during auditory-visual conditional discrimination training. International Journal of Behavior Analysis & Autism Spectrum Disorders, 1, 1-12.

Gamba, J., Goyos, C., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2015). The functional independence of mands and tacts: Has it been demonstrated empirically? The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 31, 39-58.

Petursdottir, A. I., *Carp, C. L., *Peterson, S. P., & *Lepper, T. L. (2015). Emergence of visual-visual conditional discriminations following intraverbal training. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103, 332-348.

Petursdottir, A. I., & *Lepper, T. L. (2015). Inducing novel vocalizations by conditioning speech sounds as reinforcers. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 8, 223-232.

Petursdottir, A. I., *Lepper, T. L., & *Peterson, S. P. (2014). Effects of collateral response requirements and exemplar training on listener training outcomes in children. The

Psychological Record, 64, 703-717.

*Lepper, T. L., Petursdottir, A. I., & Esch, B. E. (2013). Effects of an operant discrimination training procedure on the vocalizations of nonverbal children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 36, 656-661.

*Carp, C. L., *Peterson, S. P., **Arkel, A. J., Petursdottir, A. I., & Ingvarsson, E. T. (2012). A further evaluation of picture prompts during auditory-visual conditional discrimination training. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 737-751.

*Carp, C. L., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2012). Effects of two training conditions on the emergence of novel intraverbals: An extension of Pérez-González et al. (2008). The Psychological Record, 62, 187-206.

*Peterson, S. P., Petursdottir, A. I., & **Kirk, C. L. (2012). Early response distribution and outcomes of response restriction analyses. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 631-636.

Petursdottir, A. I. (2012). Quantitative analysis and effective behavior. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 13, 243-245.

Petursdottir, A. I., *Carp, C. L., **Matthies, D. W., & Esch, B. E. (2011). Analyzing stimulus-stimulus pairing effects on preferences for speech sounds. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 27, 45-60.

Petursdottir, A. I., & Carr, J. E. (2011). A review of recommendations for sequencing receptive and expressive language instruction. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 859-876.

Esch, J. W., Esch, B. E., **McCart, J. D., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2010). An assessment of self-echoic behavior in young children. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 26, 3-13.

Petursdottir, A. I., Esch, J. W., Sautter, R. A., & Stewart, K. K. (2010). Characteristics and hypothesized functions of challenging behavior in a community-based sample. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 45, 81-93.

Love, J. S., Carr, J. E., Almason, S. M., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2009). Early and intensive behavioral intervention for autism: A survey of clinical practices. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 421-428.

Miguel, C. F., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2009). Naming and frames of coordination. In R. A. Rehfeldt, & Y. Barnes-Holmes (Eds.), Derived Relational Responding: Implications for Learners with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (pp. 129-148). New Harbinger.

Petursdottir, A. I., & Hafliðadóttir, R. D. (2009). A comparison of four strategies for teaching a small foreign-language vocabulary.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 685-690.

Petursdottir, A. I., *Peterson, S. P., & Peters, A. C. (2009). A quarter century of The Analysis of Verbal Behavior: An analysis of impact. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 25, 109-121.

Shabani, B. D., Carr, J. E., & Petursdottir, A. I. (2009).  A laboratory model for studying response-class hierarchies. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 105-121.

Miguel, C. F., Petursdottir, A. I., Carr, J. E., & Michael, J. (2008). The role of naming in stimulus categorization by preschool children. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 89, 383-405.

Petursdottir, A. I., Carr, J. E., Lechago, S. A., & Almason, S. M. (2008). An evaluation of intraverbal training and listener training for teaching categorization skills. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 53-68.

Petursdottir, A. I. , Ólafsdóttir, A. R., & Aradóttir, B. (2008). The effects of tact training and listener training on the emergence of bidirectional intraverbal relations.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 411-415.

Petursdottir, A. I., Carr, J. E., & Michael, J. (2005). Emergence of mands and tacts of novel objects among preschool children. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 21, 59-74.

Miguel, C. F., Petursdottir, A. I., & Carr, J. E. (2005). The effects of multiple-tact and receptive-discrimination training on the acquisition of intraverbal behavior. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 21, 27-41.

Shabani, B. D., Carr, J. E., Petursdottir, A. I., Esch, B. E., & Gillett, J. N. (2004). Scholarly productivity in behavior analysis: The most prolific authors and institutions from 1992 to 2001. The Behavior Analyst Today, 5, 25-43.