Effects of Differential Reinforcement on Discriminant Behavior


This seems like such a long title for an experiment involving rats, but that's the title, for some reason psychologists frequently seem to make long very long titles to papers and such. This experiment was done by me and my lab partner while attending a local university, when I was doing my undergraduate psychology course work mumble, mumble years ago. I included this paper here because it gives me the chance to try some different ways to use links, and because I feel that it is a good example of the kind of experiments performed in undergraduate psychology programs. I hope you enjoy reading it, and maybe in it, find something useful.

Abstract and Introduction
Method
Results
Discussion
References

[To Andy's Psychology Menu Page] [To Welcome Page]

Note: The references in this paper are a little, well all right, very old. If you decide to do this experiment, and write it up, you should consider looking through your university library for some more up-to-date references. Although, these references still do apply.


How you can help... I hope you enjoyed these pages and found them useful in some way. Now, here's how you can help. Some of you have expressed a desire to help support these pages financially, I thought about it, and here it is... All I'm asking is a small donation ($3.00 - $5.00). Use of these pages is still free, no charge, you may continue to use them free of charge, as much as you want, as often as you want, anytime you want... But you can also use the links below to donate and help keep these pages here, and help the site expand. You may use your PayPal account, or most any credit card. Thank you for your continued support.

Select this button to donate $3.00
Select this button to donate $5.00


To comment about these pages contact Andy at andyda@earthlink.net.

ÿ