As based in behavioral pharmacology, the magnitude of a drug's effect on response rate is dependent on the response rate observed in the absence of the drug. Generally, low response rates are increased with the administration of the drug; high rates or increased less or decreased.

RATE DEPENDENCY: "Rate Dependency is a phenomena in behavioral pharmacology."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RATE DEPENDENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rate-dependency/ (accessed October 22, 2021).