Ontogeny of conditioned inhibition of conditioned respiratory suppression in kittens.

Abstract

Excitatory and inhibitory classical conditioning were examined in 4-week-old, 8-week-old, and 12-week-old kittens. Conditioned respiratory suppression (CRS) was a measure of conditioned fear. The inhibitory conditioning procedure was designed to model the schedule of events that normally accompanies successful coping behavior: The safety signal predicted… (More)

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