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learning based on reward; a form of learning that takes place as a direct consequence of a reward or pleasant outcome for the learner.
Learning and Memory
BGregory about six years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure instrumental learning

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reversal learning task
  • gains minus losses
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"Initial definition retrieved from http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_1861692504/instrumental_learning.html"
NPicchetti (about six years ago)

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Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:learning based on reward; a form of learning that takes place as a direct consequence of a reward or pleasant outcome for the learner. (from http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_1861692504/instrumental_learning.html)

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Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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