discrimination learning


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discrimination learning

[di‚skrim·ə′nā·shən ′lərn·iŋ]
(psychology)
A learning procedure in which a response is reinforced in the presence of one stimulus but not in the presence of others, enabling the experimental animal to discriminate between the one stimulus and the others.
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Improving conditional discrimination learning in five-year-old children: DOE using different types of reinforcement.
The transgenic mice on a control diet exhibited increased memory deficit and anxiety-related behavior, and impairments in spatial learning ability, position discrimination learning ability and motor coordination in comparison with normal mice on the same diet.
Carter and Eckerman (1975) showed that differences in discriminability between colors (more discriminable) and lines (less discriminable) influenced conditional discrimination learning.
Describe how the obtained results implicate stimulus over-selectivity as a phenomena that can encumber discrimination learning for children with autism.
Bridging the gap between visual and auditory discrimination learning in children with autism and severe developmental disabilities.
The method by which this notion is examined is, in part, the traditional technique of discrimination learning used by Rudel and Teuber (1963) in their developmental studies.
Peak-shift is observed in generalization tests obtained after discrimination learning (Fig.
Discrimination learning and stimulus class formation are basic and essential processes in the development of complex repertoires of cognitive and symbolic behaviors.
To facilitate discrimination learning, those four discriminations were first separately trained and then progressively intermixed.
Peak shift discrimination learning as a mechanism of signal evolution.