Reinforcement ambiguity and novelty do not account for transitive inference deficits in schizophrenia.

@article{Coleman2010ReinforcementAA,
  title={Reinforcement ambiguity and novelty do not account for transitive inference deficits in schizophrenia.},
  author={Michael John Coleman and Debra Titone and Olga Krastoshevsky and Verena Krause and Zhuying Huang and Nancy Role Mendell and Howard B. Eichenbaum and Deborah L. Levy},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          1187-200
        }
}
The capacity for transitive inference (TI), a form of relational memory organization, is impaired in schizophrenia patients. In order to disambiguate deficits in TI from the effects of ambiguous reinforcement history and novelty, 28 schizophrenia and 20 nonpsychiatric control subjects were tested on newly developed TI and non-TI tasks that were matched on these 2 variables. Schizophrenia patients performed significantly worse than controls on the TI task but were able to make equivalently… CONTINUE READING

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