STEP-DOWN TEST

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a memory test used in shock avoidance studies in rats and mice. The time taken to move is timed to see if the animal has remembered being shocked.

STEP-DOWN TEST: "A step-down test is used on lab animals."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "STEP-DOWN TEST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/step-down-test/ (accessed July 2, 2022).

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