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Introductory Psychology

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Question 4 of 10

After initial conditioning, an unconditioned stimulus is no longer presented with the conditioned stimulus, and the conditioned response gradually stops occurring. This change in behavior is called

  • A.

    extinction

  • B.

    counterconditioning

  • C.

    higher-order conditioning

  • D.

    stimulus discrimination

  • E.

    stimulus generalization

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