Is Animal Learning Optimal?

  • John E. R. Staddon


Reinforcement Learning Animal Learn Lever Press Reinforcement Schedule Optimal Behavior 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Breland, K. and Breland, M. (1961) The Misbehavior of Organisms, Scholar
  2. Krebs, J. R. and Davies, N. B. (eds.) (1978) Behavioral ecology. Sunderland, MA.Google Scholar
  3. Staddon, J. E. R. (ed.) (1980) Limits to Action: The Allocation of Individual Behavior. Academic Press, New York.Google Scholar
  4. Staddon, J. E. R. (1981) Cognition in animals: Learning as program assembly. Cognition 10, 287–294.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Staddon, J. E. R. (2001) Adaptive Dynamics: The Theoretical Analysis of Behavior. MIT/Bradford, Cambridge, MA: Pp. xiv, 1–423.Google Scholar
  6. Wynne, C. D. L. and Staddon, J. E. R. (1988) Typical delay determines waiting time on periodic-food schedules: static and dynamic tests. J. Exp. Anal. Behav., 50, 197–210.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • John E. R. Staddon

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations