SIDMAN AVOIDANCE SCHEDULE By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a procedure where brief aversive stimuli are presented at fixed intervals in the absence of a response. If a response occurs the time is lengthened between stimuli presented. SIDMAN AVOIDANCE SCHEDULE: "The Sidman avoidance schedule deals with shock-shock therapy." Related Psychology Terms AVOIDANCE BEHAVIOR ESCAPE TITRATION FIXED-TIME SCHEDULE BRAIN DEATH STAIRCASE METHOD BETA MOVEMENT STIMULUS-BOUND METHOD OF SINGLE STIMULI ANTICIPATORY RESPONSE JACKKNIFE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SIDMAN AVOIDANCE SCHEDULE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sidman-avoidance-schedule/ (accessed October 16, 2019).