[Neuroscience] Re: Wherefore art thou Neuron Code?

Glen M. Sizemore via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by gmsizemore2 from yahoo.com)
Sat Apr 7 09:42:30 EST 2007


Correction below:

"Glen M. Sizemore" <gmsizemore2 from yahoo.com> wrote in message 
news:4617ac1f$0$22588$ed362ca5 from nr2.newsreader.com...
> Here's an experiment - you tell me what the outcome would be based on your 
> fanciful notions:
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> This experiment involves pigeons pecking illuminated Plexiglas "keys" 
> usually mounted behind a circular aperture in an aluminum wall of an 
> operant chamber.
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> 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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