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|Title:||Acquired Equivalence and Distinctiveness in Human Discrimination Learning: Evidence for Associative Mediation|
|Citation:||Hall, G., Mitchell, C., Graham, S., Lavis, Y. (2003-06). Acquired Equivalence and Distinctiveness in Human Discrimination Learning: Evidence for Associative Mediation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 132 (2) : 266-276. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1037/0096-34220.127.116.116|
|Abstract:||In the first stage of Experiments 1-3, subjects learned to associate different geometrical figures with colors or with verbal labels. Performance in Stage 2, in which the figures signaled which of 2 motor responses should be performed, was superior in subjects required to make the same response to figures that had shared the same Stage 1 associate. A third stage of testing showed that the events used as associates in Stage 1 were capable of evoking the motor response trained in Stage 2, an outcome predicted by an associative interpretation of such transfer effects. Experiment 4 provided evidence that the relevant associations can be effective in controlling motor responding even when subjects report an antagonistic relationship between the events.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Experimental Psychology: General|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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