VARIABLE-RATIO REINFORCEMENT SCHEDULE (VR SCHEDULE)

with regard to free-operant conditioning, a form of come-and-go reinforcement wherein a reaction is reinforced following a variant amount of reactions. The value of the schedule is rendered by the average amount of reactions per reinforcer;"VR 10" determines that the average amount of reactions previous to reinforcement is 10.

VARIABLE-RATIO REINFORCEMENT SCHEDULE (VR SCHEDULE): "The VR Schedule is clearly outlined in both the abstract and the conclusion."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VARIABLE-RATIO REINFORCEMENT SCHEDULE (VR SCHEDULE)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/variable-ratio-reinforcement-schedule-vr-schedule/ (accessed October 19, 2020).
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