Psychonomic Science

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 49–50 | Cite as

Suppression and recovery of a human response as a function of the temporal order of reward and punishment

  • Robert D. Hare
Human Learning and Thinking Reinforcement


Punishment (shock) administered during or after reward (interesting pictures) produced greater suppression of a human response than did punishment administered prior to reward. These results indicate that the degree of response-suppression depends upon the temporal arrangement of reward and punishment.


Temporal Order Human Response BRITISH COLUMBIA Great Suppression Aversive Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert D. Hare
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  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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