partial reinforcement


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partial reinforcement

The process of intermittently re-strengthening of a CONDITIONED REFLEX by repetition of the association between the unconditioned and the conditioned stimuli.
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Rats were submitted to one session (20 trials) in which partial reinforcement was introduced (50% partial reinforcement schedule).
For example, it is unclear if conditioning occurs more readily to true or deceptive statements or whether continuous or partial reinforcement is more effective in this context.
Use of partial reinforcement after a priming phase, during which the drug is repeatedly paired with sleep, taps into the phenomenon of conditioning, lead author Michael Perlis, Ph.D., director of the behavioral sleep medicine program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, explained at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.
This is the case with the context-switch effect after partial reinforcement reported by Abad, Ramos-Alvarez, and Rosas (2009).
In our opinion, the psychological principles of plan continuation bias and partial reinforcement, when combined with ability to shoot the approach when weather is reported below minimums and only requires the pilot to make the decision to abandon the approach near the very end, at the MDA or DA/DH, is a recipe for getting dead.
Positive and negative partial reinforcement extinction effects carried through continuous reinforcement, changed motivation, and changed response.
Variability of response location during regular and partial reinforcement. Psychological Reports, 23, 1023-1031.
In an associative learning preparation, the participants were given partial reinforcement (PRF) with two different cues.
This is analogous to the effects of partial reinforcement training on instrumental SNC (e.g., Ison, Glass, & Daly, 1969).
The results seem inconsistent with a prediction based on the partial reinforcement extinction effect (PREE).
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