instrumental learning


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instrumental learning

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(Psychology) psychol a method of training in which the reinforcement is made contingent on the occurrence of the response. Compare classical conditioning
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Associations between the discriminative stimulus and the reinforcer in instrumental learning.
Procured is a device for the detection and quantification of proteins in histological preparations with the ability to remove multispectral autofluorescencnE[degrees]ho background and modulation of individual fluorescently labeled markers and chromogen, supplemented with software enabling image analysis in terms of localization of various tissue types and their characteristic areas by means of instrumental learning including colocalization and quantification of the detected markers in relation to selected areas.
Practice is often viewed as a crucial component of instrumental learning to be pursued by students alone at home.
Within instrumental learning those elements are the discriminative stimulus (SD), the instrumental response (R), and the outcome (O).
This study attempts to determine which factors are highly associated with the choice of the Health Promotion Major and which type of influence (environmental conditions, instrumental learning experiences, or associative learning experiences) is most powerful.
The activities emphasise relational, rather than instrumental learning.
increasing the probability of reward independent of the predictor, be it a particular action in the case of instrumental learning or a stimulus in the case of Pavlovian conditioning) (Hammond 1980; Schwartz and Gamzu 1977).
Joan-Albert Serra, head of vocal and instrumental learning at The Sage Gateshead, said: "The Weekend School has produced an opportunity for young, talented and committed musicians to have the top quality training and experiences needed to pursue a career in music.
This second volume in the series, which includes Parts VII-XI of the 1971 original from the same publisher), includes Miller's work on conflict, displacement, fear, evidence for curiosity but not for learned appetite drives, drugs, theoretical perspectives, learning, the physiological basis for motivation, motivating effects of electrical stimulation of the brain, chemical coding of motivation in the brain, , and instrumental learning of visceral responses.
Increasing student opportunities for using their own invented methods and mental computation are more likely to develop conceptual rather than instrumental learning through the use of Green Hat thinking.

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