A minicomputer program for the resolution of response frequency and latency in classical conditioning preparations
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This classical conditioning program is capable of controlling stimulus events and recording response data in experiments using the rabbit’s nictitating membrane and/or iaw-movement responses. The main features of the program, implemented on the PDP·12 computer, are the ability to resolve response latency within a 1 msec error range and to display the response topography on the computer’s cathode ray tube. The extreme accuracy in latency measurement cannot be duplicated either by conventional hand-scoring methods involving oscillographic records or by other minicomputer conditioning programs.
KeywordsConditioned Stimulus Classical Conditioning Conditioning Trial Observation Interval Nictitate Membrane
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