Within-session patterns in variable-interval schedule performance: Variation with deprivation level

@article{Pinkston2007WithinsessionPI,
  title={Within-session patterns in variable-interval schedule performance: Variation with deprivation level},
  author={Jonathan W. Pinkston and Kathryn A. Saulsgiver and Marc N. Branch},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={2007},
  volume={75},
  pages={297-306}
}
Previous research has shown that patterns in operant responding may change within the course of individual experimental sessions. The proper interpretation of such changes is controversial. At least one source of this controversy may lie in unstated experimental practices across laboratories, as published reports often have failed to detail important particulars of deprivation operations. The present study was aimed at gathering descriptive data on the contribution of deprivation operations to… CONTINUE READING
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