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Eyeblink conditioning
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Eyeblink conditioning

Eyeblink conditioning is a form of classical conditioning in which animals are trained to blink in response to a tone. Typically, the tone is played just before a puff of air to the eyelid. This results in the animal blinking. Eventually, the animal blinks in response to the tone alone.

"Extinction" occurs when, after training, the tone is played alone. Eventually the animals stops responding.

The vestibulo-ocular reflex has similar circuitry. Both forms of motor learning depend on the cerebellum.