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Response processes in informationintegration category learning q Brian J. Spiering, F. Gregory Ashby *

Summary: Response processes in information­integration category learning q
Brian J. Spiering, F. Gregory Ashby *
Department of Psychology, University of California, 551 University Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
a r t i c l e i n f o
Article history:
Received 25 November 2007
Revised 27 April 2008
Accepted 28 April 2008
Available online 11 June 2008
Category learning
Procedural learning
Motor learning
a b s t r a c t
Much recent evidence suggests that human category learning is mediated by multiple systems. Evidence
suggests that at least one of these depends on procedural learning within the basal ganglia. Information­
integration categorization tasks are thought to load heavily on this procedural-learning system. The
results of several previous studies were interpreted to suggest that response positions are learned in
information­integration tasks. This hypothesis was tested in two experiments. Experiment 1 showed that


Source: Ashby, F. Gregory - Department of Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara


Collections: Biology and Medicine; Computer Technologies and Information Sciences