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- Averroes (1126 to 1198) : Averroes refers to a Muslim physician and philosopher who, among other things, wrote commentaries on Aristotle's work on the senses, memory , sleep and waking, and dreams.

Aversion therapy refers to the condition ing technique for attempting to eliminate unwanted behaviour by pairing an unpleasant (aversive) stimulus with the behaviour—for example, inducing nausea when alcohol is consumed.

Aversions refer to the responses of discomfort or dislike to a particular object or situation.

Aversive classical conditioning refers to the pairing of alcohol with a substance , such as Disulfiram that will interact with it to cause nausea or vomiting in order to make alcohol itself a conditioned stimulus to be avoided.

Aversive conditioning refers to a form of Conditioning in which a painful stimulus is paired with an initially neutral stimulus.

Aversive Control strategy is the strategy of using aversive Control if positive Control fails. This strategy consists of two (2) tactics:

1. Decrease undesirable Behavior through

Aversive racism refers to a genuine Desire to be non-prejudiced accompanied by negative feelings toward outgroup members; a "modern” kind of Prejudice held by people who do not consi

Aversive stimulus refers to a stimulus or an that is painful or uncomfortable which an organism will avoid.