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autonomic conditioning (alsocalled 'learned operant control of autonomic responses')

 the conditioning ofchanges in autonomic (involuntary) responses (such as heart rate or blood pressure) by means of operant reinforcement.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.