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  • It is also essential to note that the decrease in responding is specific to the habituated stimulus (For example, if one was habituated to the taste of lemon, their responding would increase significantly when presented with the taste of lime) (Domjan, 2010). — “Habituation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • He was a habituate of Robert's Lounge and best friends with Jimmy He became an informant after he was arrested for hijacking and was murdered by Jimmy Burke, Tommy DeSimone and it is suggested either "Stanley Diamond" or Angelo John. — “Rocco (gangster) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Some people may have a tendency to habituate behavioral scripts in a manner that can act that becomes subconsciously psychologically habituated and then manifested into personal. — “Behavioral script - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • KING.–Can this be the daughter of Kanwa? The saintly man, though descended from the great Kaśyapa, must be very deficient in judgment to habituate such a maiden to the life of a recluse. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki
  • That I may habituate my fancy even to meditate in some method and to some end, and to keep it from losing itself and roving at random, 'tis but to give to body and to record all the little thoughts that present themselves to it. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • He observed, “that among the diversions of our nobility and gentry, I had mentioned gaming: he desired to know at what age this entertainment was usually taken up, and when it was laid down; how much of their time it employed; whether it ever went so high as to affect their fortunes; whether mean, vicious people, by their dexterity in that art, might not arrive at great riches, and sometimes keep our very nobles in dependence, as well as habituate them to vile companions, wholly take them from the improvement of their minds, and force them, by the losses they received, to learn and practise that infamous dexterity upon others?”... — “Gulliver's Travels” by Jonathan Swift
  • "Well," returned Morrel, "it is a cruel thing to be forced to say, but, already used to misfortune, I must habituate myself to shame. I fear I shall be forced to suspend payment." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas

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