What is counter conditioning?

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  • What is counter conditioning?


Counter conditioning is very similar to extinction seen in classical conditioning. It is the process of getting rid of an unwanted response.
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counterconditioning coun·ter·con·di·tion·ing (koun'tər-kən-dĭsh'ə-nĭng) n. Any of a group of conditioning techniques used to replace a negative ...
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Systematic desensitization and counterconditioning are two common treatments for fears, anxiety, phobias and aggression—basically any behavior problem ...
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Example sentences ‘For example, with counter-conditioning if a dog sees a child running it can be retrained to react by going to its owner for a treat ...
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Classical conditioning was discovered quite by accident, but has become important in understanding human and animal behavior. Learn how it works and ...
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Therefore, desensitization and counter-conditioning need to go together to both weaken the undesired response and then program in the desired one.
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