Some Properties of Spaced Responding in Pigeons.

  • Juliet Staddon
  • Published 1965 in Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior


Pigeons exposed to a schedule which reinforces interresponse times (IRTs) longer than a given value (DRL schedule) eventually reach a stable pattern of responding which is shown to be a function both of the DRL value and of previous experience with other DRL values. On any given DRL schedule, the stable performance of most pigeons which have been previously… (More)