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AVOIDANCE TRAINING [1 record]

Record 1 2010-05-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Animal Behaviour
DEF

A conditioning procedure in which an aversive stimulus is signaled by a warning stimulus.

CONT

When the rat was placed in the apparatus and the door closed, this started an electric clock, which was a warning sound. According to the avoidance learning paradigm, a participant must learn to make some response to avoid an aversive stimulus. When the response is made early, any anxiety that occurs is immediately reduced.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Comportement animal
DEF

Apprentissage d'une réaction susceptible d'éviter une stimulation punitive [...]

Spanish

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