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dc.contributor.authorUrcelay, Gonzalo
dc.contributor.otherAlcalá, José
dc.date.accessioned2021-09-17T07:35:40Z
dc.date.available2021-09-17T07:35:40Z
dc.date.issued2021-09-17
dc.identifier.urihttps://rdmc.nottingham.ac.uk/handle/internal/9175
dc.description.abstractThree experiments (n=81, n=81, n=82 respectively) explored how temporal contiguity influences Action-Outcome learning, assessing whether an intervening signal competed, facilitated, or had no effect on performance and causal attribution in undergraduate participants. Across experiments, we observed competition and facilitation as a function of the temporal contiguity between Action and Outcome. When there was a strong temporal relationship between Action and Outcome, the signal competed with the action, hindering instrumental performance but not causal attribution (Experiments 1 and 3). However, with weak temporal contiguity, the same signal facilitated both instrumental performance and causal attribution (Experiments 1 and 2). Finally, the physical intensity of the signal determined the magnitude of competition. As anticipated by associative learning models, a more salient signal disrupted to a greater extent instrumental performance (Experiment 3). The current results can be accounted for by a recent adaptation of configural theory of learning (Herrera et al., 2021).en_UK
dc.language.isoenen_UK
dc.publisherThe University of Nottinghamen_UK
dc.rightsCC-BY*
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/*
dc.subject.lcshLearning, Psychology ofen_UK
dc.subject.lcshPaired-association learningen_UK
dc.subject.lcshAssociation of ideasen_UK
dc.titleFrom competition to facilitation: temporal contiguity determines interactions between events in human Action-Outcome performanceen_UK
dc.identifier.doihttp://doi.org/10.17639/nott.7149
dc.subject.freecue competition; overshadowing; potentiation; temporal contiguity; action-outcomeen_UK
dc.subject.jacsBiological Sciences::Psychology::Cognitive & affective psychology::Psychology of memory & learningen_UK
dc.subject.lcB Philosophy. Psychology. Religion::BF Psychologyen_UK
uon.divisionUniversity of Nottingham, UK Campus::Faculty of Science::School of Psychologyen_UK
uon.funder.controlledEconomic & Social Research Councilen_UK
uon.datatypeBehavioural data (number of presses and judgments)en_UK
uon.grantES/R011494/2en_UK
uon.collectionmethodThe data was collected whilst participants participated in the experiments. In each experiment, participants were experienced different conditions (within-subjects designs). The experiment was written in Psychopy and hosted in Pavlovia for online data collection.en_UK
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uon.identifier.risproject5030000en_UK


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