Punishment in the Squirrel Monkey Saimiri sciurea

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Science  06 Jan 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3445, pp. 36
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3445.36


Punishment has been found not only to suppress the rate of a foodmaintained operant response in the squirrel monkey under conditions of high deprivation but to inhibit the emission of that response for 50 days (400 hours) after the punishment has been withdrawn.