Negative transfer in human associative learning.

  title={Negative transfer in human associative learning.},
  author={Oren Griffiths and Ameika M Johnson and Chris J. Mitchell},
  journal={Psychological science},
  volume={22 9},
Models of attentional allocation in associative learning are typically structured according to one of two guiding principles: the predictiveness principle, which posits that attention is paid to cues that have reliably predicted an outcome in the past, or the uncertainty principle, which states that attention is paid to cues about which little is known. Both principles are well supported by studies of animals. However, in studies of human learning, there is very little direct empirical support… CONTINUE READING