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Conditioned response

Definition
noun
A learned response triggered by a stimulus after conditioning.
Supplement
In classical conditioning as first demonstrated by I. Pavlov on dogs, a conditioned response is the learned response through repeated pairing with the unconditioned stimulus. In I. Pavlov’s pioneering experiment in classical conditioning on dogs, a conditioned response was the salivation of dogs in response to the bell sound (neutral stimulus that became conditioned stimulus).
Compare: unconditioned response
See also: classical conditioning


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