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830:311H CONDITIONING AND LEARNING Question Sheet 8, Chapter 9 (plus Ch. 7, pp. 248-250) Terms : Demand law depletion/repletion model homeostasis cost:benefit ratio search cost procurement cost consumption cost (unit cost) foraging paradigm feeding chain Essay questions : 1. Collier opened a famous chapter entitled "The Operant Revisited" with the sentence, "Operant psychology started with a meal." What did he mean? 2. The laws of learning developed in studies using the classic operant paradigm differ in a number of major ways from the laws developed in studies using the foraging paradigm. a) What are some of the differences? (E.g., include in answer the use of 23-hr deprivation schedule or body-weight loss criterion [see Fig 1, reading, p. 428]; session length; effect of S* magnitude on V or associative strength [consider the use of response rate as a measure of response strength]; delay of reinforcement; the time between last eating and subsequent meal size; anticipating vs. reacting to needs--see text: the depletion/repletion model).
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course PSYCH 311 taught by Professor Rovee-collier during the Spring '06 term at Rutgers.

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