TAIL FLICK By N., Sam M.S. - 2 it is a test through a ray of light, that is applied on the tails of the rodents to measure the pain sensitivity. Tail flick test measures the animal's sensitivity to pain. TAIL FLICK: "Tail flick measures the sensitivity of pain in tail area." Related Psychology Terms Comparison of Assessment Tools PAIN DRIVE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS SENSITIVITY DISTURBANCES APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) RAY, ISAAC (1807—81) ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD ACHIEVEMENT TESTS Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief VISIBILITY CURVE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TAIL FLICK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tail-flick/ (accessed December 1, 2021).