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simultaneousconditioning

used in classical conditioning where the unconditioned (UCS)and the conditioned stimuli (CS)are presented simultaneously rather than one (the UCS) preceding theother, (the CS).

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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.