DE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A task for non-human animals that need to learn that food will be rewarded on different sides of the cage after each test. Also called delayed response alteration. DE: "Delayed conditioning or delayed alternation task requires a test animal to find food on alternating sides of his cage." Related Psychology Terms AWARENESS ANIMAL LEARNING ANIMAL RIGHTS AUTOSHAPING ZOOPHILIA TASK ANALYSIS 1 FORCED-RESPONSE TEST TASK IDENTITY TASK COMPLEXITY CAFETERIA FEEDING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/delayed-conditioning-delayed-alternation-task/ (accessed October 15, 2019).