Some Factors Modulating the Strength of Resurgence After Extinction of an Instrumental Behavior.

@article{Winterbauer2013SomeFM,
  title={Some Factors Modulating the Strength of Resurgence After Extinction of an Instrumental Behavior.},
  author={Neil E. Winterbauer and Sara Lucke and Mark E. Bouton},
  journal={Learning and motivation},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={60-71}
}
In resurgence, an operant behavior that has undergone extinction can return ("resurge") when a second operant that has replaced it itself undergoes extinction. The phenomenon may provide insight into relapse that may occur after incentive or contingency management therapies in humans. Three experiments with rats examined the impact of several variables on… CONTINUE READING