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PSYC2011 lecture7 - PSYC2011 Brain Behaviour Lecture 7 The motivating role of the reinforcer Bouton p 229-231 251-256 329-342 403-417 Important

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3/13/2011 1 PSYC2011 Lecture 7 The motivating role of the reinforcer Bouton p 229-231, 251-256, 329-342, 403-417 Important concepts in Lecture 7 • Motivation • The role of the reinforcer • The content of instrumental learning • Outcome devaluation Motivation Conditioned behaviour: • Variable but • Persistent Deprivation and satiation: • Affect activity • Affect preferences What is the role of motivation in: • Instrumental conditioning? Performing a conditioned R?
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3/13/2011 2 Motivation and Performance • Internal states can affect performance of previously learned responses • e.g. Frustration a motivational response to the omission of an expected reward • Frustration can produce a paradoxical reward effect • Responding seemingly strengthened by the omission of a reward Motivation and Performance • Frustration in extinction? • Omission of reward generates frustration, driving a brief spurt of activity? (spontaneous recovery) Explains the PREE: Partial Rft = reinforcement in
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PSYC2011 lecture7 - PSYC2011 Brain Behaviour Lecture 7 The motivating role of the reinforcer Bouton p 229-231 251-256 329-342 403-417 Important

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