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Summation of responding maintained by fixed-interval schedules.
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PMID:  16811436     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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A light and tone were separately correlated with responding maintained by fixed-interval schedules, in which the level of responding varied continuously throughout the duration of the interval. Responding during the presence of the single stimuli and their compound was compared during the successive segments of the interval. The following results were obtained: (1) more responses were emitted during compounding than were emitted during either stimulus alone in all segments of the interval; (2) increases in the number of responses across the interval during compounding paralleled increases during single-stimulus presentations. The sum of the responses emitted during the single stimuli was similar to the number of responses emitted during compounding, suggesting that the response tendencies correlated with the single stimuli combined in a summative or additive fashion.
Authors:
L Miller; R Ackley
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0022-5002     ISO Abbreviation:  J Exp Anal Behav     Publication Date:  1970 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-29     Completed Date:  2010-06-29     Revised Date:  2010-09-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203727     Medline TA:  J Exp Anal Behav     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-203     Citation Subset:  -    
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