Punishment and Shock Intensity

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Science  09 Aug 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3580, pp. 528-529
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3580.528-a


The degree of suppression of on-going, food-motivated behavior induced by punishing electric shock was exponentially related to the intensity of the aversive stimulus. No evidence for recovery from these effects during punishment sessions was observed.