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How to Extinguish Conditioned Fear Responses

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What can be done to "extinguish" classically conditioned fear responses? Which method seems to work best? Why is it that classically conditioned fear responses are unlikely to be extinguished without some sort of intervention?

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This solution explains how to "extinguish" classically conditioned fear responses and which method seemed to work best. It also discusses why classically conditioned fear responses are unlikely to be extinguished without some sort of intervention.

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