Performance correlates of social behavior and organization: Effects of group formation on operant performance in rhesus monkeys (M. mulatta)

@article{Bunnell2006PerformanceCO,
  title={Performance correlates of social behavior and organization: Effects of group formation on operant performance in rhesus monkeys (M. mulatta)},
  author={Bradford N. Bunnell and Daniel P. Kenshalo and Paul Czerny and Joseph D. Allen},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={197-210}
}
The performance of six adult rhesus monkeys on a fixed interval 1-min reinforcement schedule was examined under conditions where the reinforcement probabilities were either 1.00 or .80. The animals were tested with a reinforcement probability of 1.00 immediately after removal from their social group, tested again several months later with reinforcement probabilities of 1.00 and .80, and then retested with a reinforcement probability of .80 before, during, and after the formation of a new social… CONTINUE READING