SIDMAN AVOIDANCE SCHEDULE

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."
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).
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