Causal learning about tolerance and sensitization.

@article{Rottman2009CausalLA,
  title={Causal learning about tolerance and sensitization.},
  author={Benjamin M. Rottman and Woo-kyoung Ahn},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={1043-9}
}
We introduce two abstract, causal schemata used during causal learning. (1) Tolerance is when an effect diminishes over time, as an entity is repeatedly exposed to the cause (e.g., a person becoming tolerant to caffeine). (2) Sensitization is when an effect intensifies over time, as an entity is repeatedly exposed to the cause (e.g., an antidepressant… CONTINUE READING