John Evenden's research while affiliated with University of Cambridge and other places

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In the first experiment subjects were presented with a number of sets of trials on each of which they could perform a particular action and observe the occurrence of an outcome in the context of a video game. The contingency between the action and outcome was varied across the different sets of trials. When required to judge the effectiveness of th...

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... In a typical causal learning task, participants are first presented with a series of trials where certain stimuli are paired with certain outcomes, and these participants will then be asked to rate the likelihood of the stimuli predicting the outcomes (Luque and Vadillo, 2011). Under certain conditions, human causal learning is comparable to the underlying processes of associative learning in animal conditioning (Dickinson, Shanks and Evenden, 1984;Shanks and Dickinson, 1988; see Chapman and Robbins for review). ...