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escape titration

a procedure in which an animal, presented with an aversive stimulus that increases in intensity over time, can give a response decrease the stimulus intensity by some fixed (usually small) amount. By responding, therefore, the subject can control the intensity of the stimulus at virtually any level within the range set by the experimenter. Also called fractional escape.

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