Nonmonotonic extrapolation in function learning
UNSPECIFIED (2004) Nonmonotonic extrapolation in function learning. In: 3rd International Conference on Memory, VALENCIA, SPAIN, JUL, 2001. Published in: JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-LEARNING MEMORY AND COGNITION, 30 (1). pp. 38-50.Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0278-73126.96.36.199
This article reports the results of an experiment addressing extrapolation in function learning, in particular the issue of whether participants can extrapolate in a nonmonotonic manner. Existing models of function learning, including the extrapolation association model of function learning (EXAM; E. L. DeLosh, J. R. Busemeyer, & M. A. McDaniel, 1997), cannot account for this type of extrapolation pattern. We present the results of an experiment in which participants were shown a series of paired stimulus-response magnitudes where the relationship between these 2 dimensions conformed to a cyclic function. Participants were shown to extrapolate from these training data in a nonmonotonic way, contrary to predictions from EXAM. A new model of function learning is presented, which predicts responses more accurately than EXAM.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-LEARNING MEMORY AND COGNITION|
|Publisher:||AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC|
|Number of Pages:||13|
|Page Range:||pp. 38-50|
|Title of Event:||3rd International Conference on Memory|
|Location of Event:||VALENCIA, SPAIN|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL, 2001|
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