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Unformatted text preview: Hineline - Psychology 2103 - 5103 Spring, 2011 Notes, 21 March (25th meeting) Today's Agenda: Lecture on Problems from Interteach # 18 Review for Probe # 3, Coming Events: Wednesday, 23 March Probe # 3, based on Guides 13 - 18 From Prep Guide # 18 Generalization Gradients (Questions 1 &amp; 2, as well as # 5 from Guide # 17 These provide a systematic way to assess discrimination and generalization However, one must first identify a dimension of the stimuli i.e. some characteristic that can be measured as greater or less Thus, the experimenter/interpreters generalizations Theyre all tones, or lights, or objects And the Experimenter/Interpreters discriminations higher longer more intense heavier And, by definition, to the extent that one is generalizing among the stimuli one is not discriminating between them. And vice-versa. So how is this portrayed by the generalization gradient? (Questions 1 &amp; 2a) What would a flat line indicate ?) 2b) Objectivity / Subjectivity...
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- Spring '11
- B. F. Skinner, comparison stimuli, sample stimulus