Accession Number : ADA016970

Title :   Instrumental for Classical Conditioning Techniques for Establishing Chronic Autonomic Arousal.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept.,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA TAMPA DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Kimmel,H. D. ; McLeod,D. C. ; Burns,R. A.

Report Date : 01 AUG 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : Two groups of monkeys received discriminated training within either classical or instrumental paradigms. Instrumental animals made more unelicited skin conductance responses during avoidance than during punishment, and showed higher heart rates than classical animals. Conclusions suggested the practicality of bringing autonomic arousal under stimulus control.

Descriptors :   *Conditioning(Learning), *Autonomic nervous system, Emotions, Conditioned response, Attention, Stimuli, Avoidance, Response(Biology), Heart, Galvanic skin response, Psychophysiology, Monkeys, Experimental data

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE