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CH3: Habituation and Sensitization


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Elicited behaviors can be...
when repeated presentations of the same stimulus may decrease the strength of a behavior.
Habituation is...
when the repeated presentation of the same stimulus may increase the strength of a behavior.
Sensitization is...
more stimulus-specific.
Habituation tends to be...
generalize to other stimuli.
Sensitization often tends to...
when habituated responses can reappear following the presentation of a novel stimulus.
Dishabituation is...
the intensity of the stimulus, the evolutionary/adaptive significance, and the relevancy.
Factors that determine whether a response is habituated or sensitized include:
habituation.
A low intensity stimulus typically results in...
sensitization.
A high intensity stimulus typically results in...
habituate
When considering evolutionary significance, a strong smell of food is more likely to ____ relative to a rancid smell.
habituate to it.
If a stimulus is irrelevant, we are more likely to...
sensitize to it.
If a stimulus is relevant/useful or novel, we tend to...