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Unformatted text preview: Variable Interval Schedule (VI): – Reinforcement is given for the first correct response made after a varied amount of time Stimulus Control • Stimulus Control Effect: – Stimuli that consistently precede a rewarded response tend to influence when and where the response will occur • Two Aspects of Stimulus Control: • Operant Stimulus Generalization: • Tendency to respond to stimuli similar to those that preceded operant reinforcement • Two Aspects of Stimulus Control: 2. Operant Stimulus Discrimination: • Occurs when one learns to differentiate between antecedent stimuli that signal either a reward or a nonreward • Discriminative Stimuli: – Stimuli that precede reinforced and nonreinforced responses...
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- Spring '10
- partial reinforcement