continuous reinforcement


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continuous reinforcement

a schedule of strengthening or rewarding behavior in which omission of a response is followed by a reinforcing event or behavior.
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However, Bouton and Sunsay (2001, Experiment 3) reported a context-switch effect after partial reinforcement in a cue that was trained under continuous reinforcement in animal appetitive conditioning that would not be easily explained through direct context-outcome associations.
This implication of the momentum metaphor seems to conflict with the partial reinforcement extinction effect (PREE), wherein behavior tends to extinguish more slowly following intermittent reinforcement than following continuous reinforcement (Mackintosh, 1974).
If the anxiolytic effects of ethanol cancelled out the effects of N trials, thus making the nominal partial reinforcement schedule more like a continuous reinforcement schedule (as it was argued for CDP; Pellegrini et al.
Also, the partial reinforcement effect (the tendency for organisms to persist in a behavior longer when they are not reinforced for every desired behavior) can be modeled by providing continuous reinforcement to one dog for sitting and providing another dog with a treat after sitting on command three consecutive times (a fixed-ratio or FR-3 schedule) and then stopping reinforcement altogether.
Contractors usually remove continuous reinforcement on the grade, whereas dowel and tie bar removal is typically done at the plant.
Through continuous reinforcement, she made it through the year and her grades improved.
This approach promotes explicit strategy-training and continuous reinforcement of these strategies in the L2 classroom (Cohen, 1998).
Initially, MMCs were developed with the use of fibers as continuous reinforcement in the matrix of composites for the aerospace industry.
They understand how skills and knowledge slowly decay over time and that continuous reinforcement is vital in order to prevent mental atrophy.
One cannot underestimate the amount of education and continuous reinforcement that is necessary.
Develops a strong safety ethic by continuous reinforcement of safety; to recognize, assess, and manage laboratory hazards; and to plan for response to laboratory emergencies
Rats were trained to press the lever with a shaping procedure comprising an alternative fixed-time continuous reinforcement schedule (ALT FT 30s-CRF).

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