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Sensitization (observable entity)

Known as: Sensitization 
An increased in a behavioral response to a repeated stimulus. For example, a shock to the tail of the marine snail Aplysia, to which the snail… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
&NA; Nociceptor inputs can trigger a prolonged but reversible increase in the excitability and synaptic efficacy of neurons in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The quality of human life depends to a large degree on the availability of energy. This is threatened unless renewable energy… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Human natural killer (NK) cells comprise approximately 15% of all circulating lymphocytes. Owing to their early production of… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Epidemiologic studies indicate that children exposed to early adverse experiences are at increased risk for the development of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Understanding the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction requires an integration of basic neuroscience with social psychology… Expand
Review
1993
Review
1993
This paper presents a biopsychological theory of drug addiction, the 'Incentive-Sensitization Theory'. The theory addresses three… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • R. Steinman
  • Annual review of immunology
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 22377475
Dendritic cells are a system of antigen presenting cells that function to initiate several immune responses such as the… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
Publisher Summary Studies of cytotoxicity by human lymphocytes revealed not only that both allogeneic and syngeneic tumor… Expand
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Review
1984
Review
1984
A number of apparently diverse personality scales—variously called trait anxiety, neuroticism, ego strength, general… Expand