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Título: Effects of Signal Duration on Response Acquisition with Delayed Reinforcement under Temporally Defined Schedules of Reinforcement
Palabras clave: Delayed reinforcement
response acquisition
signal duration
temporally defined schedules
Fecha de publicación: 31-Jul-2012
Editorial: Revista mexicana de análisis de la conducta
Descripción: This study assessed the effects of signal duration and t d duration on response acquisition of lever-pressing by rats. Thirty naïve male Wistar rats were exposed to one of ten different 32-s temporally defined schedules of delayed, signaled reinforcement. Reinforcement cycles were divided into two temporal time windows, t d and t delta; responses emitted during t d produced reinforcement at the end of the cycle; responses emitted during t delta had no programmed consequences. t d was located at the beginning of the reinforcement cycle and was fixed at one of two different values (4-s or 8-s). The first response emitted during td produced an audible tone of different duration; tone duration was varied across groups Results showed variability, however evidence of response acquisition was more apparent with the long t d duration and with the longer signals. This effect could probably be attributed to the interaction of Pavlovian, and mnemic variables with stimulus discrimination processes.
Other Identifiers: http://www.scielo.org.mx/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0185-45342008000200003
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