consummatory behavior

consummatory behavior

[kən′səm·ə‚tȯr·ē bi′hāv·yər]
(psychology)
Actions that fulfill a motive and cause appetitive behavior to end.
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Selective Breeding for Negative Contrast in Consummatory Behavior.
Oxytocin as feeding inhibitor: Maintaining homeostasis in consummatory behavior.
Consummatory behavior in intact and anosmic channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus to amino acids.
Compared to unshifted animals that always receive access to the 4% solution, downshifted rats exhibit a sharp suppression of consummatory behavior, followed by a recovery during the following 2-4 trials (e.
A: I did a study recently with one of my doctoral students where we tracked for 35 contiguous days--the full menstrual cycle--every imaginable consummatory behavior a woman engages in across those 35 days.
A function of the opioid system would be to potentiate consummatory behavior that may be food related or sexually related, with the goal of compensating privation seasons.
With the unexpected incentive downshift, the animals suppressed the consummatory behavior compared to the control group.
Variety may have a general effect on consummatory behavior.
Once action has been initiated, the interpretant moves toward consummatory behavior, that is, action that is completed by eating the pineapple.
Spontaneous recovery of consummatory behavior, bur not of consummatory successive negative contrast.
However, some researchers are debating whether these compounds can affect alcohol-reinforced behavior without affecting consummatory behavior in general.
In anticipatory contrast, there are repeated (typically one a day) experiences with the shift in magnitude of reinforcement and the measure of contrast involves consummatory behavior that occurs prior to the anticipated change in reinforcement value.