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Psychology of learning and motivation : V22.

Author: Unknown Author; Unknown
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 1989.
Series: Psychology of learning and motivation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Author, Unknown.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1989
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Unknown Author; Unknown
ISBN: 9780080863733 0080863736
OCLC Number: 1058452596
Notes: VII. Toward a Comprehensive View of Representation.
Description: 1 online resource (383 pages).
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Contributors --
Chapter 1. Foraging As Operant Behavior And Operant Behavior As Foraging: What Have We Learned? --
I. Introduction --
II. Optimal Foraging Theory --
III. Simulating Foraging in the Laboratory --
IV. Prey Selection and Delay Reduction --
V. Patch Departure and the Marginal-Value Theorem --
VI. Sampling and Information --
VII. Risk --
VIII. Time Horizons --
IX. Conclusions --
References --
Chapter 2. The Comparator Hypothesis: A Response Rule For The Expression Of Associations --
I. Introduction --
II. The Comparator Hypothesis. III. Punctate Comparator Stimuli --
IV. Some Applications of the Comparator Hypothesis --
V. Implications for Conditioned Inhibition Theory --
VI. Training a CS in Multiple Contexts --
VII. The Temporal Window for Comparisons --
VIII. Comparator Stimuli for Comparator Stimuli --
IX. Relationship of the Comparator Hypothesis to Other Models --
X. Postconditioning Inflation of Comparator Stimuli --
XI. Generalization to Instrumental Behavior --
XII. Appraisal of the Comparator Hypothesis --
References. Chapter 3. The Experimental Synthesis Of Behavior: Reinforcement, Behavioral Stereotypy, And Problem Solving --
I. Introduction --
II. Experiment 1: Effects of Pretraining Variation --
III. Experiment 2: Rules, Payoffs, and Contingency Assessment --
IV. Experiment 3: Rules, Payoffs, and the Apprehension of Logical Form --
V. Experiment 4: Melioration, Optimization, and Pretraining --
VI. General Discussion --
References --
Chapter 4. Extraction Of Information From Complex Visual Stimuli: Memory Performance And Phenomenological Appearance --
I. Introduction. II. A Model of Information Acquisition and Picture Memory --
III. Phenomenological Appearance --
IV. Concluding Remarks --
V. Appendix --
References --
Chapter 5. Working Memory, Comprehension, And Aging: A Review And A New View --
I. Introduction --
II. The Theoretical Framework: From General Capacity to Working Memory --
III. The Empirical Evidence: Aging, Inference Formation, and Retrieval Problems --
IV. Criticisms of the Reduced Processing Resource Approach --
V.A New Framework: Inhibition and the Contents of Working Memory --
References. Chapter 6. Strategic Control Of Retrieval Strategies --
I. Introduction --
II. A Two-Factor Theory of Memory Retrieval --
III. Influencing Strategy Selection: Extrinsic Variables and Intrinsic Variables --
IV. When Does the Strategy-Selection Stage Operate? --
V. Influencing Strategy Selection: Intrinsic Variables --
VI. Conclusions --
VII. Appendix --
References --
Chapter 7. Alternative Representations --
I. Introduction --
II. Bus Schedules --
III. Medication Instructions --
IV. Text-Editing Commands --
V. Overview of Experiments --
VI. Research Strategy.
Series Title: Psychology of learning and motivation.


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