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Avoidance training

Definition

noun

A type of conditioning in which the subject is conditioned or trained to respond or behave to an anticipated unpleasant event by avoiding the aversive stimulus or punishment every time the cue or warning signal is perceived (where the cue is given before the aversive stimulus starts).


Supplement

Synonym: avoidance conditioning

See also: escape conditioning


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