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Animal and human studies implicate the amygdala in conditioning to aversive stimuli and orbitofrontal cortex in reversal learning.
Many corrections officers adopt an aversive attitude while guarding prisoners at work.
We are attempting to identify which areas of the brain are greatly affected by aversive stimuli.
As such, they would not have the same aversive reaction that they normally would if they were to witness an atrociously violent act in real life.
Coercive behavior-Maladaptive behaviors engaged in as a means of avoiding or escaping aversive events.