3 A Theory of Pavlovian Conditioning : Variations in the Effectiveness of Reinforcement and Nonreinforcement

@inproceedings{Rescorla20073AT,
  title={3 A Theory of Pavlovian Conditioning : Variations in the Effectiveness of Reinforcement and Nonreinforcement},
  author={Robert Rescorla and Allan R. Wagner},
  year={2007}
}
In several recent papers (Rescorla, 1969; Wagner, 1969a, 1969b) we have entertained similar theories of Pavlovian conditioning. The separate statements have in [act differed more in the language of their expression than in their substance. The major intent of the present paper is to explicate a more precise version of the form of theory involved, and to indicate how it may be usefully applied to a variety of phenomena in· volving asso('iative learning. The impetus for a new theoretical model is… CONTINUE READING