Current Licking: Lick-Contingent Electrical Stimulation of the Tongue

  • Jan A. W. M. Weijnen


Accidental discoveries can lead to extensive research programs. Two lines or research into the reinforcing properties of oral sensory stimulation have resulted directly from such serendipitous observations: the study of airlicking (Hendry and Rasche, 1961) and of current-licking behavior (Slangen and Weijnen, 1972).


Electrical Stimulation Test Chamber Current Intensity Water Deprivation Grid Floor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan A. W. M. Weijnen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychology, Physiological Psychology SectionTilburg UniversityTilburgThe Netherlands

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