contiguity

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con·ti·gu·i·ty

, spatial contiguity (kon'ti-gyū'i-tē),
1. Contact without actual continuity, for example, the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture. Compare: continuity.
2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space (spatial contiguity) or time (temporal contiguity).
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

contiguity

/con·ti·gu·i·ty/ (kon″tĭ-gu´ĭ-te) contact or close proximity.

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
1. Contact without structural continuity, e.g., the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture.
Compare: continuity
2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space or time.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
Contact without actual continuity.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]
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The number of 1-s delays ranged between 0 and 41, the number of programmed contiguities ranged between 0 and 25, and the number of accidental contiguities ranged between 0 and 11.
The number of 1-s delays ranged between 9 and 22, the number of programmed contiguities ranged between 0 and 6, and the number of accidental contiguities ranged between 0 and 5.
Although tentative, this finding suggests that the high- rate performance observed for some subjects, when exposed to the FI schedule first, may be partly generated by the consistent response- reinforcer contiguities that occur on this schedule.
The right-hand figure records the number of accidental response-reinforcer contiguities (i.