avoidance conditioning

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a·void·ance con·di·tion·ing

the technique whereby an organism learns to avoid unpleasant or punishing stimuli by learning the appropriate anticipatory response to protect it from further such stimuli. Compare: escape conditioning.
Synonym(s): avoidance training

avoidance conditioning

the establishment of certain patterns of behavior to avoid unpleasant or painful stimuli.
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