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  • About
  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
    Our metadata is collected from universities around the world. If you manage a university/consortium/country archive and want to be added, details can be found on the NDLTD website.
1

EFFECTS OF SEQUENTIAL PROPERTIES ON STRATEGY CHOICE IN PROBABILITY MATCHING

Rosenthal, Renate Hoosmann, 1946- January 1975 (has links)
No description available.
2

Away from a statistical theory of learning

Rosenthal, Renate Hoosmann, 1946- January 1973 (has links)
No description available.
3

The development of children's understanding of probability : and the application of research findings to classroom practice /

Truran, J. M. January 1992 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (M. Ed.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Education, 1993? / Diskette contains transcripts of interviews. Includes bibliographical references.
4

The development of an adaptive information processing model that accounts for the behaviour of human subjects in a two-choice predictive task.

White, Leonard Jack. January 1977 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (B.Sc. Hons. 1978) from the Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide.
5

The teaching and learning of probability, with special reference to South Australian schools from 1959-1994 /

Truran, J. M. January 2001 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (Ph.D)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Pure Mathematics, 2001. / Includes bibliographies and index. Also available in an electronic version via ADT (Australian Digital Theses) Program.
6

Base-rate neglect under direct experience /

Goodie, Adam S., January 1997 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of California, San Diego, 1997. / Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 121-126).
7

Using instruction to trace Basotho elementary students' growth in probabilistic thinking

Polaki, Mokaeane V. Jones, Graham A. January 2000 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Illinois State University, 2000. / Title from title page screen, viewed May 9, 2006. Dissertation Committee: Graham A. Jones (chair), Cynthia W. Langrall, Michael Marsalli. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 123-131) and abstract. Also available in print.
8

Disappearing effects of transitional probability on visual word recognition during reading

Eiter, Brianna M. January 2005 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--State University of New York at Binghamton, Department of Psychology, 2005. / Includes bibliographical references.
9

AN ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIORAL FLEXIBILITY AND CUE PREFERENCE IN PIGEONS UNDER VARIABLE REVERSAL LEARNING CONDITIONS

Rayburn-Reeves, Rebecca Marie 01 January 2011 (has links)
Behavioral flexibility, the ability to change behavior in accordance with the changing environment, was studied in pigeons using a series of reversal learning paradigms. All experiments involved a series of 5-trial sequences and I was interested in whether pigeons are sensitive to the reversal by switching to the other alternative after a single error. In Experiments 1 and 2, the overall probability of the two stimuli was equated over sequences, but the probability correct of the two stimuli changed across trials. In both experiments, subjects showed no sensitivity to the differences in sequence type. Instead they used the overall average of the probability of reinforcement on each trial as the basis of choice. In the final two experiments, the likelihood that a reversal would occur on a given trial was equated such that there was an equal overall probability that the two stimuli would be correct on a given trial, but the overall probability of each stimulus being correct across sequences favored the second correct stimulus (S2). In Experiment 3, the overall probability of S2 correct was 80%, and results showed that subjects consistently chose S2 regardless of sequence type or trial number. In Experiment 4, the overall likelihood of S2 correct was 65%, and results showed that subjects began all sequences at chance, and as the sequence progressed, began choosing S2 more often. In all experiments, subjects showed remarkably similar behavior regardless of where (or whether) the reversal occurred in a given sequence. Therefore, subjects appeared to be insensitive to the consequences of responses within a sequence (local information) and instead, seemed to be averaging over the sequences based on the overall probability of reinforcement for S1 or S2 being correct on each trial (aggregate information), thus not maximizing overall reinforcement. Together, the results of this series of experiments suggest that pigeons have a basic disposition for using the overall probability instead of using local feedback cues provided by the outcome of individual trials. The fact that pigeons do not use the more optimal information afforded by recent reinforcement contingencies to maximize reinforcement has implications for their use of flexible response strategies under reversal learning conditions.
10

Emotional Modulation of Cognitive Skill Learning

Thomas, Laura Anderson, January 2007 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Duke University, 2007. / Includes bibliographical references.

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