Incentive Relativity

Incentive Relativity

by Charles F. Flaherty
     
 

Incentive relativity is the study of the irritation and disappointment shown by animals and humans when they fail to obtain an expected reward, and this book provides a full account of the subject.See more details below

Overview

Incentive relativity is the study of the irritation and disappointment shown by animals and humans when they fail to obtain an expected reward, and this book provides a full account of the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521658638
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Series:
Problems in the Behavioural Sciences Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
227
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Prologue; 1. Brief history of reward magnitude research; 2. Successive contrast: procedures and parameters; 3. Successive contrast: psychopharmacology and neurobiology; 4. Successive contrast: theories; 5. Anticipatory and simultaneous contrast; 6. Contrast with differential conditioning in runway and operant tasks; 7. Summary and epilogue; Appendix; References; Author index; Subject index.

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