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'''Opponent processes''' are reciprocal mechanism in which one aspect of a system simultaneously inhibits the functioning of another and vice versa.
 
'''Opponent processes''' are reciprocal mechanism in which one aspect of a system simultaneously inhibits the functioning of another and vice versa.
 
This process is observable in [[neuro impulses]] similar to [[qualia]] in philosophy. These include color illusions of seeing an opposite color after [[habituation]], physiological [[homeostasis]] reactions for temperature, oxygen, food, and stimuluation control.
 
   
 
The basic concept of reciprocal feedback has been used in the development of a number of [[opponent-process theories]]:
 
The basic concept of reciprocal feedback has been used in the development of a number of [[opponent-process theories]]:

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Opponent processes are reciprocal mechanism in which one aspect of a system simultaneously inhibits the functioning of another and vice versa.

The basic concept of reciprocal feedback has been used in the development of a number of opponent-process theories:

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