Mechanisms of renewal after the extinction of instrumental behavior.

  title={Mechanisms of renewal after the extinction of instrumental behavior.},
  author={Travis P. Todd},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes},
  volume={39 3},
Four experiments with rats examined renewal of extinguished instrumental behavior when the reinforcement histories of the contexts were equated by giving complementary training and extinction of a different response (lever press and chain pull) in each context. In Experiments 1 through 3, renewal occurred when the response was tested in the acquisition context (ABA) or outside the extinction context (AAB and ABC). Further, in Experiments 1 through 3, when both responses were simultaneously… CONTINUE READING