Reward Training: Latent Learning
Reward training has provided a forum for many developments in associative learning theory. The present chapter is the first of three which summarize the major empirical phenomena and theoretical advances derived from the study of latent learning, contrast effects and extinction. These developments have helped our thinking evolve to its current status about the functions of the reward event (Sv) and about the nature of associative processes in reward training.
KeywordsAssociative Strength Choice Point Reinforcement Theory Expectancy Theory Habit Strength
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