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
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Finally, there is no guarantee that a dog who is subjected to one of those shock-based snake avoidance training sessions will associate being shocked and made afraid with the sight, sound, and/or smell of the snake.
Avoidance training consisted of a minimum of four presentations each of B!
Animals were handled, pre-exposed to the octagon open field, and received both initial object training and passive avoidance training in the same fashion of the previous experiment.
He does something with software, and Ava is about to take Sophie for rattlesnake avoidance training. Oh, and yes, they love my accent.
10 June 2014 - US private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) said today it had finalised the acquisition of domestic accident avoidance training firm Smith System Driver Improvement Institute Inc, together with the target's management.
(Crash Avoidance Training) that will be offered later this Spring at the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Department in Centerville.
Step-down passive avoidance training. Training on the passive-avoidance task involved placement on the "safe" platform and the recording of step-down latency.
In July 2015, Johnson's Positive Rattlesnake Avoidance Training and Safety Program DVD will be available from Tawzer Dog (208) 639-1321; tawzerdog.com.
The use of a 75%-probability negative reinforcement schedule during the avoidance training stage seems to have made the response patterns relatively resistant to direct extinction.
Two time windows for anisomycin-induced amnesia for inhibitory avoidance training but not pre-exposure to the task apparatus.
Hostage avoidance training should include security techniques such as avoiding predictable behavior, maintaining a low profile, and observing suspicious behavior in others.