CRESPI EFFECT

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with regard to conditioning, an acceleration (or deceleration) in a reaction which is incommensurate to the support. This happens whenever there is an abrupt alteration in the level of support.

CRESPI EFFECT: "The crespi effect was observed when test-takers were served twice the amount of coffee on Friday than they had received each day previously."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CRESPI EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/crespi-effect/ (accessed November 27, 2022).

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