The influence of blocking on overt attention and associability in human learning.

@article{Beesley2011TheIO,
  title={The influence of blocking on overt attention and associability in human learning.},
  author={Tom Beesley and Mike E Le Pelley},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={114-20}
}
Previous studies have demonstrated a retardation in the rate of novel learning about previously blocked cues as compared to appropriate control cues. We report an experiment investigating whether this retardation in novel learning about a blocked cue is accompanied by a reduction in attention to this cue, as anticipated by attentional theories of… CONTINUE READING