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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Generalization gradients and representation modes after absolute and relative discrimination learning in young chickens.
Comparison of simultaneous prompting and no-no prompting in two-choice discrimination learning with children with autism.
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. With more training (e.g., performance based feedback) the experimenters may have produced more refined procedures and better results.
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.g., modified operant chambers, type of stimuli, training order, etc.) whose exploration was an objective of the present experiment.
In these experiments, which are based on classical (Pavlovian) conditioning, animals learn to distinguish between potentially dangerous and safe sounds called "emotional discrimination learning." This type of conditioning tends to result in relatively poor learning, but Aizenberg and Geffen designed a series of learning tasks intended to create progressively greater emotional discrimination in the mice, varying the difficulty of the task.
Intertrial interval as a contextual stimulus: Further analysis of a novel asymmetry in temporal discrimination learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 37, 79-93.
Describe how the obtained results implicate stimulus over-selectivity as a phenomena that can encumber discrimination learning for children with autism.
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