ERIC Number: EJ564665
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
A Computer Tutorial on the Principles of Stimulus Generalization.
Graham, Robert B.
Teaching of Psychology, v25 n2 p149-51 1998
Describes a computer tutorial that teaches the fundamentals of stimulus generalization in operant learning. Concepts covered include reinforcement, discrimination learning, stimulus continua, generalization, generalization gradients, and peak shift. The tutorial also reviews applications in human and animal situations. The content is appropriate for courses in general psychology and for courses in behavioral programming. (MJP)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Psychology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Learning Processes, Operant Conditioning, Patterned Responses, Programmed Tutoring, Psychology, Stimuli, Stimulus Generalization
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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