Reward magnitude and learning in a single-presentation discrimination.

Abstract

The purpose of this experiment was to study the effect of amount of reward on performance in a single-presentation discrimination. Rats were reinforced for running down a gray alley to a black goalbox (S) but were not reinforced in a white goalbox (S~). Half the ,5s received a large reward, and half received a small reward. Generalizing from single-runway… (More)

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