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By Hayne W. Reese (Ed.)

ISBN-10: 0120097060

ISBN-13: 9780120097067

This quantity, one in a chain, offers with the constitution of developmental thought, recursive platforms, kid's iconic realism, the position of cognition in realizing gender results, the advance of processing velocity in early life and formative years and extra.

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It was inferred that the high preference A terms were selectively observed more carefully in association with the B-term trigrams to yield earlier correct recognitions. The Bower study demonstrates the orienting function of noncontingent high incentive values for increasing the probability of attention or observing responses to associated cues in verbal learning, just as the Witryol et al. (1967) study had demonstrated the enhancement of observing probabilities to a dimension in selective learning.

Shepp (1962, 1964) demonstrated, with mental retardates, how multiple rewards of presumably equal incentive strength impaired acquisition when they were correlated with an irrelevant position dimension; when these rewards were uncorrelated with position, equivocal evidence for less acquisition impairment was obtained. Shepp proposed a reward cue distinctiveness hypothesis to explain position interference in the former case. Each position was made more distinctive by association with the different physical properties of Incentives and Learning in Children 27 the reward stimuli, if the incentive values were equal.

Verbal versus material incentives, validation of initial preference choices on paired comparisons as related to experimental performance, as well as age, sex, and some socioeconomic status comparisons. We also anticipated selected reward satiation over trials. For Grades 1, 3, and 5 , combined across both sexes, a penny, a charm, and bubble gum were chosen most frequently followed by the verbal incentive, with nothing chosen least frequently in five-choice selective learning; however, significant trial block, age, and sex trends, illustrated in Fig.

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