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 differential outcome effect as a useful tool to improve conditional discrimination learning in children.
Generalization gradients and representation modes after absolute and relative discrimination learning in young chickens.
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.
First, because the MET hypothesis does not predict how many exemplars should be necessary to derive symmetric relations; and second, because the rate of conditional discrimination learning was subject to several parameters (e.
In these experiments, which are based on classical (Pavlovian) conditioning, animals learn to distinguish between potentially dangerous and safe sounds called "emotional discrimination learning.
Intertrial interval as a contextual stimulus: Further analysis of a novel asymmetry in temporal 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.
An explosion of clinical research over the last 20 years based on the early developed behavioral teaching methods such as discrete trials training and discrimination learning (E.