The take-home message for the whole talk: the magnitude of the within session rate changes increases with increases in the number of reinforcers given in a session. It decreases with increases in body weight and finally, it decreases with decreases in the reinforcement duration.
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***** RATE OF A MAINTAINED OPERANT AS A FUNCTION OF TEMPORAL POSITION WITHIN A SESSION
Date Last Reviewed : January 6, 2002