Conservation and consequences--theories of behavior under constraint: An overview

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Introduces a group of articles on related topics in operant conditioning research: (a) the relativity of reinforcement, (b) choice, (c) the quantitative law of effect, and (d) optimal behavior. The focus is on the functional relations between response and reinforcement rates in ratio and interval schedules of reinforcement. (8 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved). © 1979 American Psychological Association.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Staddon, JE

Published Date

  • March 1, 1979

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 108 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 3

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0096-3445

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/0096-3445.108.1.1

Citation Source

  • Scopus