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the phenomenon by which a response to a conditional stimulus presented in absence of the unconditional stimulus diminishes over time; rather than a forgetting, it is generally believed to be a new learning.

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is a kind of

  • context memory
  • extinction
    is a part of

  • pavlovian conditioning
  • are a kind of

    No associations
    are a part of

  • behavioral inhibition (cognitive)
  • Tasks that are asserted to measure extinction

    Task Contrast Measure


    Context and behavioral processes in extinction.
    Bouton ME
    Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) (Learn Mem)
    2004 Sep-Oct