SPECIES-SPECIFIC DEFENSE REACTION (SSDR)

a defence reaction to adverse stimuli when another is absent. This bias determines the rate of learning an organism may demonstrate for escapism if he is exposed to aversive stimuli.

SPECIES-SPECIFIC DEFENSE REACTION (SSDR): "Species specific defence reaction is a defence reaction to averse stimuli when another stimuli is absent."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPECIES-SPECIFIC DEFENSE REACTION (SSDR)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/species-specific-defense-reaction-ssdr/ (accessed July 14, 2020).
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