Experiments 2a and 2b showed that this effect is modulated by the perceptual difficulty of the stimuli-preexposure statistically increased overall similarity sorting for perceptually easy stimuli but not for perceptually difficult stimuli. However, no statistical evidence of lever pressing suppression was found late in training. Using a within-subject design and two target levers with distinct reward values (Experiment 4), reward downshift produced evidence of lever pressing enhancement in single-lever trials, but lever pressing suppression and a switch in preference to the unshifted lever in nonreinforced free-choice trials. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition Differential Effect of the Intermixed and Blocked Preexposure Schedules on the Strength of … Animal learning and cognition Journal Impact (Facteur d'impact) 2019: 2.200 (Dernières données en 2020). In the present study, we examined whether common marmosets could generalize relational responses to untrained stimulus pairs and further apply these generalizations to unknown shapes. APA expects authors to adhere to these standards. Similarly, there was a statistically significant increase in the perceptual discriminability of the spatially integrated stimuli after preexposure but not for the spatially separate stimuli. To submit to the Editorial Office of Ralph R. Miller, please submit manuscripts electronically through the Manuscript Submission Portal in Word Document format (.doc). We then tested the inhibitory strength of L by presenting it in compound with other auditory CSs. The minimum line weight for line art is 0.5 point for optimal printing. Here, we trained rats with consistently and partially reinforced CSs that were matched for overall reinforcement rate per second. In Experiments 1a and 1b, lever pressing in rats was minimally trained (1a) or extensively trained (1b) in one context (Context A), extinguished in a second context (Context B), and then tested in the acquisition context (Context A). (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved). Subject: HEALTH SCIENCES. The subjects were trained to perform simple discrimination tasks using a pair of stimuli. It is a violation of APA Ethical Principles to publish "as original data, data that have been previously published" (Standard 8.13). In terms of the temporal information-theoretic model, competition between temporal information and the rate of food delivery in rats appears to be influenced only by the delay to food at the choice point. The present experiment sought to clarify whether longer delays to food-predictive stimuli decrease suboptimal choice in rats. An application of the model in which the perceived salience of the CS declines (i.e., adapts) across its duration predicts changes in these individual differences within the presentation of the CS: The sign-tracking bias is predicted to decline and goal-tracking bias is predicted to increase across the presentation of a lever. Single-option (sequential) and two-option (choice) trials were intermingled. The blocking phenomenon is one of the most enduring issues in the study of learning. In each experiment, a specific comparison was made between 2 CSs that differed in their mean CS-US interval and in their trial-based reinforcement rate, such that the cumulative reinforcement rate-the cumulative duration of the CS between reinforcements-was the same for the 2 CSs. Advance Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition Publication Information. It has recently been shown that to-be-predicted events (outcomes) can also differ in their associability as a consequence of prior experience. Support for the latter came from Experiment 3, which showed that a modified test procedure, designed to reduce the tendency to integrate across phases, eliminated the learned predictiveness effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 46, 170-184. Reports an error in "Spatial context learning in pigeons ( Columba livia )" by Brett M. Gibson, Andrew B. Leber and Max L. Mehlman ( Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition , 2015[Oct], Vol 41, 336-342). Latency toward presently positive stimuli were minimal throughout, in both single and two option trials, with no evidence of an evaluation time cost of choice. When possible, please place symbol legends below the figure instead of to the side. During magazine approach conditioning, rats do not discriminate between a conditional stimulus (CS) that is consistently reinforced with food and a CS that is occasionally (partially) reinforced, as long as the CSs have the same overall reinforcement rate per second. PLUS: Download citation style files for your favorite reference manager. To construct your equations with MathType or Equation Editor 3.0: If you have an equation that has already been produced using Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010 and you have access to the full version of MathType 6.5 or later, you can convert this equation to MathType by clicking on MathType Insert Equation. This is startling given the fact that both subfields use nearly identical experimental procedures. Animal learning and cognition a augmenté de 20.88 %. by the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition citation style guide with bibliography and in-text referencing examples: Journal articles Books Book chapters Reports Web pages. The journal also publishes Brief Communications, typically based on a single experiment that reports a significant new empirical or theoretical contribution, perhaps involving a novel technique or analytic approach. We investigated, using orofacial reactivity assessment, whether nonflavor context cues can elicit conditioned aversive reactions, and also whether context cues interfere, through blocking, with the reduction in taste palatability during taste aversion conditioning. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. APA can place supplemental materials online, available via the published article in the PsycARTICLES® database. This research introduces an important new animal model to the study of the neurobiology of aversive conditioning with important ramifications for understanding the metabolic influences on learning and memory. 2900 Bedford Ave This accuracy suggests a decision process that integrates multiple reward components into single-dimensional estimates in a systematic fashion. The Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition® publishes experimental and theoretical studies concerning all aspects of animal behavior processes. Lever pressing to the target lever increased and goal entries tended to decrease after a 12-to-2 pellet downshift. How can such single-dimensional preference relationships refer to multicomponent choice options? In Experiment 1 participants were screened for attentional scope and we found that attentional scope predicted configural associative learning that could not be explained simply in terms of differences in strength of associative learning. We conclude that reinforcement rate per second controls rats’ acquisition of responding during the CS, but at the same time, rats also learn specifically about the probability of reinforcement per trial. 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Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Position Item Associations Play a Role in the Acquisition of Order Knowledge in an Implicit Serial Reaction Time Task Nicolas W. Schuck, Robert Gaschler, Aysha Keisler, and Peter A. Frensch Online First Publication, October 10, 2011. doi: 10.1037/a0025816 CITATION Andrew R. Delamater General correspondence may be directed to the Editor's Office. In two experiments, we examined this question by tracking eye-gaze to provide a measure of participants' overt attention, as they completed a cued visual search task in which outcome predictability was manipulated. In choice trials subjects strongly preferred S1 early in the session, showed intermediate preferences toward the midsession, and preferred S2 late. Repeated stimulus presentation is a feature of the standard procedure for classical conditioning, although, in this case, subjects experience repeated presentations of 2 stimuli occurring in sequence: S1–S2. These preferences were all predicted by changes in latency toward the presently negative alternative (S2 early and S1 late) in single-option trials. However, rats in the two-choice task did not use the escape response adaptively. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2020 APA, all rights reserved). These data are consistent with the inferential account, but are more challenging for the associative analysis. Monkeys either saw a remember cue that predicted the occurrence of a matching test that required memory for the sample, or a forget cue that predicted a discrimination test that did not require memory of the sample. An associative analysis states that, following A+/AX+ training, Cue A prevents an associative link from forming between X and the outcome. The Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition publishes experimental and theoretical studies concerning all aspects of animal behavior processes. 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Typically, studies have shown that people pay more attention to cues that were informative in the past, and learn new information about these cues more rapidly (these cues are said to have a higher associability). Similarity between rodents and primates in task switching should expand the possibility of comparative studies of metacognition. Animal Learning and Behavior Animal Cognition Journal of Comparative Psychology Learning and Motivation Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Behavioural Processes. Length should not exceed 400 lines of text and references (exclusive of the title page, abstract, author note, footnotes, tables, and figures). Go to the Text section of the Insert tab and select Object. Studies of associative, nonassociative, cognitive, perceptual, and motivational processes are welcome. Results are consistent with the hypothesis that rats have metacognition, and could be utilized as a benchmark for further metacognition studies in rats. The results encourage formal behavioral and neural investigations of normal, irrational, and pathological economic choices. Experiment 2 showed that this effect could be obtained when the two phases of training occurred in reverse order, so that the critical cues were established as good or bad predictors only after the associations tested in the final test had been acquired. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, Volume 46, Issue 2 (Apr 2020) Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition Do Salient Features Overshadow Learning of Other Features in Category Learning? In this Animal Learning and Cognition with Read by QxMD. Using spaces or tabs in your table will create problems when the table is typeset and may result in errors. Experiment 2 showed that presession feeding (another form of reward devaluation) suppressed lever pressing in nonreinforced tests early in training. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved). Overall similarity sorting was also significantly higher for perceptually easy stimuli than for perceptually difficult stimuli. Taken together, these results demonstrate that preexposure can elevate overall similarity sorting and provide insight into the conditions under which the effect will occur. ANIMAL LEARNING AND COGNITION. Review APA's Journal Manuscript Preparation Guidelines before submitting your article. The Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition® publishes experimental and theoretical studies concerning all aspects of animal behavior processes. In a second test, we presented the pigeons with the predictive displays from Test 1 and a second set of displays that also predicted the location of a target to see if learning about one set of predictive backgrounds disrupted learning about a second set. Because altering computer code in any way (e.g., indents, line spacing, line breaks, page breaks) during the typesetting process could alter its meaning, we treat computer code differently from the rest of your article in our production process. Three experiments sought to explore whether this effect extends to outcomes and was investigated using the food allergist paradigm in human participants. Simulations implemented a conditional principle-components analysis Hebbian learning algorithm and were of four published experimental demonstrations of configural acquired equivalence. This is referred to as aversive conditioning. Our results suggest that CRs play an important role in Pavlovian acquisition, in such paradigms as rabbit eye blink conditioning, pigeon autoshaped key pecking, and rat autoshaped lever pressing and magazine entry. That is, prior learning about an element of an outcome compound (A-O1) facilitated learning about a novel outcome when (A-O2) these outcomes were presented together (A-O1 O2) relative to a control stimulus that first received C-O3 trials prior to C-O1 O2 trials. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition Address for correspondence: R. C. Honey, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK; Tel: +44 (0)29 20875868; Email: Honey@cardiff.ac.uk The development of HeiDI was supported by a grant awarded to R.C.H. Experiment 3 established that the preexposure effect is also influenced by the spatial separateness of the stimulus dimensions-preexposure significantly elevated overall similarity sorting when the dimensions were integrated into a coherent object but not when they were spatially separated. The same caption will appear on both the online (color) and print (black and white) versions. The Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition® publishes experimental and theoretical studies concerning all aspects of animal behavior processes. Limited data with pigeons, and none with rats, suggests that the rate of food delivery outcompetes temporal information, thereby generating optimal choice, when the delay to food-predictive stimuli (Ds) is sufficiently long. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2020 APA, all rights reserved). The present results support the view that outcomes, like cues, can vary in the degree to which they attract both attention and learning resources, as a function of their associative history. Regarding Hypothesis C, the perceived cue–outcome contingency became more variable when the contingency became more positive or negative, but only to a slight extent. Experiment 1 used an overshadowing control and Experiment 2 used an uncorrelated control (to demonstrate a redundancy effect). The latter learning affects the rats’ expectation of reinforcement as an outcome of the trial, which influences their ability to detect retrospectively that an opportunity for reinforcement was missed, and, in turn, drives extinction. Within-trial contrast or Wagner’s SOP model: Can they both account for two presumed complex cognitive phenomena? Only the SCM predicts choice preferences based on latencies to respond in single-option encounters. Multipanel figures (i.e., figures with parts labeled a, b, c, d, etc.) Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Identifying Strategy Use in Category Learning Tasks: A Case for More Diagnostic Data and Models Chris Donkin, Ben R. Newell, Mike Kalish, ... Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. The system compares the initial version of each submitted manuscript against a database of 40+ million scholarly documents, as well as content appearing on the open web. Harold Pashler and Michael C. Mozer Online First Publication, February 18, 2013. doi: 10.1037/a0031679 CITATION Pashler, H., & Mozer, M. C. (2013, February 18). We discuss the implications of these changes in the properties of S1 for associative theories of conditioning and, in particular, for the proposal that the rules that govern changes in the associability of a stimulus differ from those governing changes in its effective salience. Authors are required to state in writing that they have complied with APA ethical standards in the treatment of their sample, human or animal, or to describe the details of treatment. These results confirm that context stimuli can elicit conditioned aversive reactions in the absence of any flavor component, and demonstrate that context cues can interfere with the affective aspects of taste aversion learning. Thus nonflavor cues appear to engage the same processes as taste cues in aversion learning. 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