habituation


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Synonyms for habituation

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions

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We also thank the government of the Central African Republic and the World Wildlife Fund for granting permission to conduct our research in the Central African Republic; the Ministre de l'Education Nationale, de l'Alphabetisation, de l'Enseignement Superieur, et de la Recherche for providing research permits; and the Primate Habituation Project for providing logistical support in the field.
Permits cost from $100-150 US, depending on the season, and a full day chimp habituation experience (where you get to shadow researchers for a day) costs $220 US.
"Habituation is a form of learning and a form of memory," explained Dr.
However, knowledge of the role of temporal contexts, such as time of day of conditioning (Manrique, Gamiz, Moron, Ballesteros, & Gallo, 2009; Manrique, Molero, Ballesteros, Moron, Gallo, & Fenton, 2004), and the specific function of the habituation to temporal contexts or familiarity of these contexts (Quintero, Diaz, Vargas, Schmajuk, Lopez, & De la Casa, 2011) on the latent inhibition of CTA is scarce.
Some recommend that it shouldn't be given more than once every two or three weeks to prevent habituation.
146b, may here imply only that habituation might in some cases not develop into a stable trait of character, not that character might be developed from anything else.
Researchers believe the effect of habituation could be reduced by increasing the variety of "auditory enrichment."
All habituation and test exercises were performed on a 30 x 40 inch force platform (ACP, Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc., Watertown, MA, USA).
A lack of habituation to pain stimulus can be observed in migraineurs but not in patients with cluster headache.
This 41-year-old male patient had severe Diabetic retinopathy, which probably compromised his ocular component of habituation. So 100% success rate was appreciated with Epley's in the short-term follow-up in this series.
Reduced detection of lions across sessions due to habituation or other behaviors can also reduce precision of abundance estimates (Belant et al.
The studies employing LEPs in FM patients confirmed increased responses from the cortical areas devoted to nociceptive stimuli processing [7-9], such as in other chronic pain syndromes, like migraine [9]; FM subjects also showed reduced habituation under repetitive painful stimulation, which seems linked to enhanced phenomena of central sensitization [10].
The poet's views about food are implicit in key concepts, such as "pleasure" and "nature", but also in "habituation" (assuefazione).