discrimination learning


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discrimination learning

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(Psychology) psychol a learning process in which an organism learns to react differently to different stimuli. Compare generalization3
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The order of exposure to each procedure depicted in Table 3 indicates that Procedure B only produced discrimination learning after the participants had previously learned the discrimination task with Procedure A, reflected by the performance of participants M20 and A10.
Bridging the gap between visual and auditory discrimination learning in children with autism and severe developmental disabilities.
The researchers found that Alzheimer's transgenic mice on the diet without walnuts at both testing periods showed memory deficits, anxiety-related behavior, and severe impairment in spatial learning ability, position discrimination learning ability and motor coordination.
Discrimination learning and stimulus class formation are basic and essential processes in the development of complex repertoires of cognitive and symbolic behaviors.
Between birth and 12 months of age, animals were tested for neonatal reflexes, object permanence (a measure of early memory development), discrimination learning strategies (ability to respond differently to different stimuli), and social behaviors.
Between the ages of 13 and 14 months, all animals were tested for spatial memory and learning ability, position discrimination learning ability, psychomotor coordination, and anxiety-related behavior.
While not deliberate, the introduction of this distracter task is unlikely to have facilitated discrimination learning.
In these experiments, which are based on classical (Pavlovian) conditioning, animals learn to distinguish between potentially dangerous and safe sounds called "emotional discrimination learning.
1982) that was correlated with reinforcement in a previously trained (and mastered) discrimination task involving two compound stimuli, but is not correlated with reinforcement across the entire stimulus class, or (c) single feature stimulus control in discrimination learning across a stimulus class that involves compound elements, both discriminative and non-discriminative features.
Other subjects are functional adaptive sequential testing, a criterion setting theory of discrimination learning that accounts for anisotropics and context effects, and kinesthesia in visual orientation discrimination.
Peak shift discrimination learning as a mechanism of signal evolution.
Much behavior analytic research on children's discrimination learning has focused on preschool children aged 3 years and above using tabletop or computer-based procedures (Lionello-DeNolf et al.