[Neuroscience] Re: Wherefore art thou Neuron Code?
Glen M. Sizemore
(by gmsizemore2 from yahoo.com)
Sat Apr 7 09:42:30 EST 2007
"Glen M. Sizemore" <gmsizemore2 from yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> Here's an experiment - you tell me what the outcome would be based on your
> fanciful notions:
> This experiment involves pigeons pecking illuminated Plexiglas "keys"
> usually mounted behind a circular aperture in an aluminum wall of an
> operant chamber.
> Beginning of trial: Two keys are transilluminated, both with white lights,
> and th pigeon can peck either key. Pecking the right hand key causes both
> lights to be extinguished.
Actually, I have one procedural detail wrong. When the pigeon pecks one of
the white keys, the OTHER key goes out during the t s delay. The key that is
pecked stays illuminated.
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