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Ten female goats were trained in avoidance flexion of the right forelimb. The subjects' qualitative and quantitative activity was recorded. When the first and last tenths of training were compared, there were significant increases in the overall frequency of responding during periods of conditional stimulus impingement and in the overall variety of behaviours, omitting flexion and emotional behaviours, during inter-trial intervals. There were significant decreases in the variety of emotional behaviours during both signal periods and intervals, in the frequency of flexion responses during intervals, and in the frequency of emotional responses during signal periods. The data do not support the assertion that late in avoidance training the organism is quiescent and is mechanically emitting only the conditioned responses to the conditional stimulus.