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This edited assortment is a tribute to Andrew Mathews, extraordinary researcher in cognition and emotion. It offers a 'state of the paintings' account of the cognitive--clinical literature and units an schedule for destiny paintings. The publication is based round theoretical, empirical and scientific methods.
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Early on in a typical experiment on avoidance learning, human or nonhuman animals are presented with a discriminative stimulus (SD ) (that will later set the occasion for avoidance responding) that is followed some seconds later by an aversive stimulus, like a loud noise or an electric shock; this sets the stage for classical conditioning of fear to the SD . The experimental contingencies are arranged such that if the animal makes a designated response (R) after the shock begins, it will be able to escape it (escape learning) and turn off the SD , which terminates the conditioned fear.
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