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ERIC Number: EJ171043
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Persistent Approaches to a Signal for Food Despite Food Omission for Approaching
Peden, Blaine F.; And Others
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 3, 4, 377-99, Oct 77
In four different experiments, brief illumination of a localized visual stimulus was followed by grain presentation unless the pigeon approached the light. Results indicate that although response-reinforcer relations do play a role, stimulus-reinforcer contingencies are the dominant factor in establishing and maintaining approaches to the conditioned stimulus (CS). (Editor/RK)
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