Position distinctiveness and successive discrimination learning

Douglas L. Medin*

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This experiment tested the prediction that increased spatial separation of discriminanda would facilitate successive discrimination learning. Eight pigtailed monkeys were trained concurrently on two successive discrimination problems, one with a small and the other with a large separation of cues. Better performance was associated with the larger cue separation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-36
Number of pages2
JournalBulletin of the Psychonomic Society
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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