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17. Taste aversions are a type of classical conditioning,

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Taste aversions are a type of classical conditioning, and if there is a long delay between the CS and US, conditioning is usually prevented. The fact that people and animals can develop taste aversions even though sickness occurs long after eating indicates that

  1. taste aversions are really more like operant conditioning.
  2. taste aversions can be unlearned as well.
  3. there is a biological tendency to associate sickness with any food eaten earlier.
  4. there is less aversion associated with the actual sickness than with whatever caused the sickness in the first place.

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3. there is a biological tendency to associate sickness with any food eaten earlier.

 
Posted : 01/04/2022 10:38 am
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