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53 Post author: John_Maxwell_IV 20 June 2010 06:25AM

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Comment author: jake987722 21 June 2010 08:42:44PM 2 points [-]

This sort of conditioning works best when the reward is administered within about 500 ms of the response (sorry, don't have a citation). Something to keep in mind.

Comment author: PhilGoetz 27 June 2010 01:46:45AM 0 points [-]

How do you apply that to cases where the response is a task that can stretch out over an hour?

Comment author: tut 30 July 2010 04:51:07AM 1 point [-]

You don't. You take the response to be 'starting' to work on that task instead.

Comment author: jake987722 01 July 2010 09:32:39PM 1 point [-]

I'm not sure. You may not be able to in any feasible or satisfactory way, which was sort of my point.

Comment author: John_Maxwell_IV 21 June 2010 11:59:06PM 0 points [-]