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Discrimination after stimulus exposure

Geoffrey Hall

in Perceptual and Associative Learning

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521822
eISBN:
9780191706677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521822.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter continues the discussion of animal discrimination learning, concentrating on the effects produced by giving the animals prior exposure to the stimuli to be discriminated. The experiments ... More


Associative theory and the phenomena of perceptual learning

Geoffrey Hall

in Perceptual and Associative Learning

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521822
eISBN:
9780191706677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521822.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines what is referred to as the standard associative model, which is a summary of the basic principles common to various current theories of associative learning. This model concerns ... More


Discrimination Learning Process in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comparator Theory

Phil Reed

in Associative Learning and Conditioning Theory: Human and Non-Human Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735969
eISBN:
9780199894529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735969.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter reviews evidence that suggests that there is a deficit in discrimination learning in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), for both simple and conditional discriminations. ... More


Episodic Memory

Allan Paivio

in Mental Representations: A dual coding approach

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195066661
eISBN:
9780199894086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066661.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a case for the dual coding approach as well as for the constructive-empiricist philosophy of science that the approach represents. Dual coding theory and the convergent ... More


Attention in Learning and Performance

Holly Alliger Ruff and Mary Klevjord Rothbart

in Attention in Early Development: Themes and Variations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136326
eISBN:
9780199894031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136326.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Children learn about the objects they attend to and learn best when alert and employing focused attention. Because of the close connection between attention and learning, learning is sometimes used ... More


Primate Research at the San Diego Zoo

Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn

in Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The San Diego Zoo features a group of orangutans, chimpanzees, and pygmy chimpanzees in its collection. In this chapter, primate research at the San Diego Zoo is discussed. The aim of primate ... More


A Modified Feature Theory as an Account of Pigeon Visual Categorization

Ludwig Huber and Ulrike Aust

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Categorization is one of the most enduring subjects in cognitive science. Focusing on the function of categorization as the propensity of an ... More


Can Rhesus Monkeys Discriminate Between Remembering and Forgetting?

Robert R. Hampton

in The Missing Link in Cognition: Origins of self-reflective consciousness

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195161564
eISBN:
9780199848386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161564.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter presents evidence for metacognitive abilities of monkeys and dolphins from experiments on discrimination learning in which they could respond yes, no, or uncertain. There has been ... More


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