conditioned avoidance


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Noun1.conditioned avoidance - a conditioned response that anticipates the occurrence of an aversive stimulus
acquired reflex, conditional reaction, conditional reflex, conditional response, conditioned reaction, conditioned reflex, conditioned response - an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus
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Conditioned avoidance learning in two fish species.
CONDITIONED AVOIDANCE RESPONSE: In this test only roxithromycin among test drugs was able to alter the response significantly.
The neurotensin drug PD149163 was tested in rats using the conditioned avoidance response task, a model predictive of positive symptom efficacy, the inclined grip task, a model used to assess catalepsy, and microdialysis, which was used to assess dopamine release in the prefrontal cortex.
Several studies have investigated the efficacy of differing exposure lengths on the extinction of conditioned avoidance, using this paradigm.
The plant extract was further evaluated for nootropic activity using conditioned avoidance response in rats.