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Access Type

Open Access

Degree Program

Psychology

Degree Name

Thesis (M.S.)

Year Degree Awarded

1973

Keywords

Inhibition, Rabbits

Abstract

Utilizing the rabbit »s nictitating membrane response preparation, it was demonstrated that Pavlov's procedure for producing conditioned inhibition resulted in a stimulus which controlled a response strength below zero. Due to the use of appropriate control groups, it was concluded that the inhibition produced was not due to non-associative processes. The results were interpreted as lending empirical support for Hull's, and Rescorla and Wagner's theoretical assumptions.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.7275/tb0s-4m24

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