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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Successive negative contrast after partial reinforcement in the consummatory behavior in rats.
There was a slight decrease in the normal consummatory behavior when LPV/r in a fast-dissolving tablet (FDT+ 1: 30 BW) was added to either water ([F.sub.[2,28]] = 10.702, p < .001) or milk ([F.sub.[2,28]] = 19.395, p < .001).
Oxytocin as feeding inhibitor: Maintaining homeostasis in consummatory behavior. Phamacol Biochem Behav 2010;97:47-54.
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.g., Flaherty, 1996).
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.
Variety may have a general effect on consummatory behavior. A series of studies (Kahn & Isen, 1993; McAlister & Pessemier, 1982; Menon & Kahn, 1995; Steenkamp & Gielens, 2003) have indicated that consumer purchasing behavior increases with the number of available purchasing options.
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.