conditioned avoidance response

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The process of nootropic activity involves acquisition, retention and retrieval and is measured using conditioned avoidance response.
For instance, four decades ago Costello (1970) argued that the types of conditioned avoidance responses that have been regarded by behavior therapists as providing adequate experimental analogs of phobic behavior are dissimilar to such behaviors because (a) avoidance responses can be viewed as adequate coping behaviors, and (b) they do not involve conflict with approach behaviors, and such a conflict appears to be characteristic of clinical phobias.