ERIC Number: EJ572858
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
A Dynamic Route Finder for the Cognitive Map.
Reid, Alliston K.; Staddon, J. E. R.
Psychological Review, v105 n3 p585-601 Jul 1998
This discussion shows that a dynamic model for stimulus generalization based on an elementary diffusion process can reproduce the qualitative properties of spatial orientation in animals, including behavior in mazes. The model provides a behavioristic "reader" for the cognitive maps proposed by E. Tolman (1932). (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Research supported by grants to Duke University from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Mental Health and grants from Eastern Oregon University and Wofford College.