A modified counterconditioning procedure prevents the renewal of conditioned fear in rats

Short Synopsis: Operant behaviors are more effective at extinguishing fear responses than counterconditioning alone. Authors: Brian L. Thomas, Marlo Cutler, Cheryl Novak Publication: Learning and Motivation, Volume 43, Issues 1–2, May 2012, Pages 24-34 Publication Date: May 2012 Applies To: Reducing fear. Limitations/Drawbacks: Study was done on rats. Unclear if it would also work to reduce arousal or frustration (for reactive dogs). Link: …