Response Latency with Constant and Variable Interval Schedules

@article{Bevan1965ResponseLW,
  title={Response Latency with Constant and Variable Interval Schedules},
  author={W. Bevan and Donald L. Hardesty and Lloyd L. Avant},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1965},
  volume={20},
  pages={969 - 972}
}
12 independent groups were used to examine the relationship between response latency and regularity of signal occurrence. In each of 6 groups 20 simple visual signals were presented sequentially at one of 6 constant intervals. Interval durations were 10, 20, 40, 80, 160, or 320 sec. For each constant-interval group tested, there was also a variable-interval group with intervals of the same average duration. For all intervals except one (40 sec.), the variable-interval groups had longer response… 

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