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Selection in operant learning may fit a general model

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Leslie, Julian (2001) Selection in operant learning may fit a general model. BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES, 24 (3). 542+. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The generic account of selection proposed by Hull et al, readily fits operant learning where, by comparison with natural selection, die process is well understood but little is known about the mechanism. Objections within psychology that operant learning ignores internal processes, fail to recognise the general significance of behaviour-environment interactions. Variation within operant response classes requires further investigation.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Psychology
Research Institutes and Groups:Psychology Research Institute
Psychology Research Institute > Behavioural Neuroscience & Behavioural Analysis
ID Code:1656
Deposited By:Mrs Fiona Harkin
Deposited On:23 Dec 2009 09:32
Last Modified:13 Mar 2012 16:33

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