Animal Learning and Cognition by N. J. Mackintosh (Eds.)

By N. J. Mackintosh (Eds.)

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O n c e this is allowed, it follows that adding U S presentations in the intertrial intervals will permit the context to acquire strength and thus, according to Equation (3), h m i t the ability of the experimenter's C S to do so. T h e ease with which it is possible to accommodate these phenomena within an only shghtly modified contiguity theory may seem almost sus­ piciously surprising. Lest it be thought that the Rescorla-Wagner model is, in some way, merely a disguised redescription of a causahty principle, it is 2 Pavlovian Conditioning 31 w o r t h pointing out that there are circumstances in which the model and the principle of causahty, as it is usually understood, make differing predic­ tions.

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