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Psychonomic Science

, Volume 3, Issue 1–12, pp 13–14 | Cite as

Patterns of delayed reinforcement and resistance to extinction

  • Edward L. Wike
  • John R. Platt
  • Linda Parker
Animal Behavior
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Abstract

An experiment, using rats in a runway, demonstrated that resistance to extinction is affected by the patterns of delayed reinforcement imposed during training.

Keywords

Extinction Data Ement Effect Popul Ations Cognitive Dissonance Theory Delay Trial 
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© Psychonomic Press 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward L. Wike
    • 1
  • John R. Platt
    • 1
  • Linda Parker
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KansasUSA

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