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Extinction, Psychological MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Extinction, Psychological
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.425.770.232
Unique ID
D005108
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005108
Scope Note
The procedure of presenting the conditioned stimulus without REINFORCEMENT to an organism previously conditioned. It refers also to the diminution of a conditioned response resulting from this procedure.
Entry Term(s)
Extinction (Psychology)
Psychological Extinction
Public MeSH Note
2007; see EXTINCTION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1965-2006, see EXTINCTION LEARNING 1963-1964
History Note
2007 (1963)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Extinction, Psychological Preferred
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