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ERIC Number: EJ797327
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1072-0502
Contextual Specificity of Extinction of Delay but Not Trace Eyeblink Conditioning in Humans
Grillon, Christian; Alvarez, Ruben P.; Johnson, Linda; Chavis, Chanen
Learning & Memory, v15 n6 p387-389 Jun 2008
Renewal of an extinguished conditioned response has been demonstrated in humans and in animals using various types of procedures, except renewal of motor learning such as eyeblink conditioning. We tested renewal of delay and trace eyeblink conditioning in a virtual environment in an ABA design. Following acquisition in one context (A, e.g., an airport) and extinction in a different context (B, e.g., a city), tests for renewal took place in the acquisition (A) and extinction context (B), in a counterbalanced order. Results showed renewal of the extinguished conditioned response in the delay but not trace condition.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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