Regulation and time allocation: Comment on "Conservation in behavior"
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Comments on an article by J. Allison et al (see record 1980-27214-001). Conservation theory in either its 1- or 2-parameter form predicts a linear relation with negative slope between measures of the instrumental and contingent response. Empirical results from ratio schedule experiments conform to the linear prediction over a limited range, but results from experiments with VI schedules are not consistent with the linear model. (13 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved). © 1979 American Psychological Association.
- Staddon, JE
- March 1, 1979
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- 108 / 1
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- 35 - 40
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