PROBABILITY LEARNING IN A PROBLEM-SOLVING SITUATION

Jacqueline Jarrett Goodnow, Leo Postman

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Abstract

"Confronted with a two-choice task, Ss learned to respond in accordance with the probabilities of alternative outcomes even though they did not recognize the task as a probability situation and attempted to find a lawful solution to the problem. The experimental task consisted of matching geometric designs. On each trial S had to choose between two types of variation as matching a key design. There were six experimental groups which differed in the relative probabilities of the two types of variation being correct . . . " (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

LanguageEnglish
Pages16-22
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Experimental Psychology
Volume49
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1955

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Keywords

  • LEARNING & MEMORY
  • LEARNING, PROBABILITY, & PROBLEM SOLVING
  • PROBLEM SOLVING, & PROBABILITY LEARNING

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Goodnow, Jacqueline Jarrett ; Postman, Leo. / PROBABILITY LEARNING IN A PROBLEM-SOLVING SITUATION. In: Journal of Experimental Psychology. 1955 ; Vol. 49, No. 1. pp. 16-22.
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In: Journal of Experimental Psychology, Vol. 49, No. 1, 01.1955, p. 16-22.

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