Emotional conditioning

Emotional conditioning

The memory system that links perceptual information to an emotional response. For example, spotting a friend in a crowd causes a person to feel happy.
Mentioned in: Amnesia
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It was formed through a stringent selection process which included the Philippine National Skills Competition (PNSC), and a series of Gold Camps where the successful PNSC winners and their respective experts underwent skills enhancement exercises and psychological, physical and emotional conditioning.
For the last one month, they have been undergoing training in physical, mental and emotional conditioning so as to be able to meet the challenges they could meet at the earth's southernmost continent.
Geffen and the first author of the study, Mark Aizenberg, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in her laboratory, used emotional conditioning in mice to investigate how hearing acuity (the ability to distinguish between tones of different frequencies) can change following a traumatic event, known as emotional learning.
Emotional conditioning to masked stimuli: Expectancies for aversive outcomes following non-recognized fear-relevant stimuli.
Sometimes this fear can be well founded whilst at others it's more about emotional conditioning which sees us react to circumstances based on unresolved issues from our past.