Control of Behavior by Presentation of an Imprinted Stimulus

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Science  11 Nov 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3437, pp. 1395-1396
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3437.1395


When presentation of an imprinted stimulus is contingent upon an arbitrarily chosen response, the rate of emission of this response increases. This control of responding requires a moving imprinted stimulus and does not require a following response by the duck.

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