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Suppression of actions that are inappropriate in a given context and that interfere with goal-driven behavior.


motor inhibition

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Asserted relationships to other concepts

response inhibition
is a kind of

  • inhibition
  • response inhibition
    is a part of

    No associations
    are a kind of
    response inhibition

    No associations
    are a part of
    response inhibition

  • behavioral inhibition (cognitive)
  • Tasks that are asserted to measure response inhibition

    Task Contrast Measure

    sustained attention to response task
    • speed versus accuracy

    Motor Selective Stop Signal Task
    • correct stopping

    Cognitive Reflection Test
    • inhibition of intuitive answer

    stimulus selective stop signal task
    • stopping ability

    Verbal Interference Test
    • cognitive regulation

    stop signal task
    • stop signal reaction time
    • go trial
    • successful stop trial
    • failed stop

    go/no-go task
    • Stop trial

    choice reaction time task
    • non-stimulus

    Stroop task
    • incongruent minus congruent

    Hayling sentence completion test
    • Initiation minus Inhibition

    color-word stroop task
    • incongruent - congruent
    • incongruent - neutral

    conditional stop signal task
    • successful stop minus go
    • successful stop-critical
    • failed stop-critical

    Go-No-Go Zoo Task
    • No-Go Errors

    Go-NoGo fMRI paradigm
    • activation of cognitive control circuit

    Stroop-like Arrows Task
    • correct response


    The neural basis of inhibition in cognitive control.
    Aron AR
    The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry (Neuroscientist)
    2007 Jun