TAIL FLICK By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 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 BORG SCALE ITEM VALIDITY ANIMAL PHOBIA AUDITORY CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE TEST (ACPT) ATTITUDE MEASURE FIGURE-DRAWING TEST CONTINUOUS RATING SCALE DARK-ADAPTATION CURVE PHOTOSENSITIVITY CAUDAL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TAIL FLICK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tail-flick/ (accessed January 24, 2020).