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Optimistic biases in observational learning of value.

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Action-outcome contingencies can be learnt either by active trial-and-error, or vicariously, by observing the outcomes of actions performed by others. The extant literature is ambiguous as to which of these modes of learning is more effective, as controlled comparisons of operant and observational learning are rare. Here, we contrasted human operant and observational value learning, assessing implicit and explicit measures of learning from positive and negative reinforcement. Compared to dire...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cognition More from this journal
Volume:
119
Issue:
3
Pages:
394-402
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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EISSN:
1873-7838
ISSN:
0010-0277
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:365712
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uuid:cd4c0d41-3feb-4af8-a298-c89b059916af
Local pid:
pubs:365712
Source identifiers:
365712
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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