Classical Conditioning of Pain-Elicited Aggression

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Science  29 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3722, pp. 668-669
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3722.668


Unconditioned aggression between paired animals in response to electric shock has been previously demonstrated. In this study, with the use of classical Pavlovian conditioning procedures, aggression was produced between paired rats as a response to a tone stimulus.