tandem reinforcement schedule

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A compound reinforcement schedule in which reinforcement (1) is delivered after an organism has completed two or more simple reinforcement schedules in succession, no signal being given to indicate to the organism which schedule is operating at any particular time. Also called a tandem schedule. See also reinforcement schedule. Compare chained reinforcement schedule. [From Latin tandem at length]

Subjects: Psychology.

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