PASSIVE-AVOIDANCE LEARNING By N., Sam M.S. - 15 a typically utilizes misnomer for punishment. It is generally utilized in scenarios wherein the action which is punished takes place without particular training. PASSIVE-AVOIDANCE LEARNING: "Passive-avoidance learning is often viewed as a type of conditioning." Related Psychology Terms DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) AVOIDANCE LEARNING THORNDIKE, EDWARD LEE (1874- 1949) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) LEARNING (GENERAL) LEARNING TECHNIQUES CHILD PSYCHIATRY PAIRED ASSOCIATES LEARNING ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PASSIVE-AVOIDANCE LEARNING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/passive-avoidance-learning/ (accessed June 29, 2022).