habituation


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Rats with a long period of contextual habituation were randomly distributed among the following two groups: pre-exposed (PE) and non-pre-exposed (NPE) to the taste.
Modulation of trigeminal reflex excitability in migraine: effects of attention and habituation on the blink reflex.
In a study by Roa et al, treatment of BPPV by Epley's manoeuvre was compared with vestibular habituation training.
Moreover, Leopardi's views about the importance of assuefazione, habituation, in the development of taste and smell is not simply his acknowledgement or allowance for cultural relativism because (to use Leopardi's vocabulary) the harmony of the experience of taste (and also of smell) is determined by habituation.
Neuronal mechanisms of habituation and dishabituation of the gill-withdrawal reflex in Aplysia.
According to Wagner (1981), presentation of a given stimulus results in habituation to its constituent elements, which makes them less likely to be fully processed when they are presented again after a relatively short interval.
Two of them are particularly subjective: vision and personal habituation.
Active habituation (baiting and luring jaguars with recorded sounds) is now on the wane, but passive habituation whereby cats become accustomed to human activity, is clearly ongoing.
The suicide/insomnia connection adds to the potential risks of sleeplessness experienced by many older individuals, in whom insomnia is also known to increase the risk for memory difficulties, low mood, problems with attention, habituation to sleep medications, falls, and other problems.
Compression of the triangle, which we have written and spoken the day before, leading to a gradual habituation to the level of the local bottom, behind which should be a powerful wave of growth or decline.
She herself becomes an addict despite the fact her gangster 'friend' and lover warns her against such habituation.
There are a variety of types of learning such as: simple non-associative learning (habituation - the simplest form of learning when one is repeatedly exposed to stimuli and their response decreased upon exposure, and sensitization - the opposite of habituation in that repeated exposure to a stimuli elicits a stronger response over time), associative learning (a belief that ideas and experiences reinforce one another and can be linked), classical conditioning (learning a new behavior based on association), and imprinting (a rapid learning process by which a newborn establishes a behavior pattern of recognition and attraction) (James, 2010).