SPONTANEOUS RECOVERY

the reappearance of a conditioned response after an operant has been taken away. See extinction.

SPONTANEOUS RECOVERY: "In spontaneous recovery a conditioned response will appear after conditioning is taken away."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPONTANEOUS RECOVERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spontaneous-recovery/ (accessed January 23, 2021).
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