a responsive behavior by a contralateral appendage to make up for absence of reinforcement whenever the ipsilateral appendage removes itself from a distressing stimulant.

CROSSED-EXTENSION REFLEX: "When crossed-extension reflexes occur, reflexes in the limb that is pulling away will contract and its intensions relax, while the contrary occurs in the opposite limb."
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