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Classical conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning or associative learning first demonstrated by Ivan Pavlov (a physiologist,... Read More

Escape conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning in which the subject learns to perform a behavior that terminates an aversive... Read More

Respondent conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning or associative learning first demonstrated by Ivan Pavlov (a physiologist,... Read More

Operant conditioning

Operant conditioning A type of conditioning developed by skinner in which an experimenter waits for the target response... Read More

Second-order conditioning

second-order conditioning The use of a previously successfully conditioned stimulus as the unconditioned stimulus for... Read More

Avoidance conditioning

Definition noun A type of conditioning in which the subject is conditioned or trained to respond or behave to an... Read More

Conditioning

Conditioning 1. (Science: psychology) a general term referring to the learning of some particular response. 2. (Science:... Read More

Conditioned response

Definition noun A learned response triggered by a stimulus after conditioning. Supplement In classical conditioning as first... Read More

Reinforcement

reinforcement 1. (Science: neurology) An increase of force or strength; denoting specifically the increased sharpness of the... Read More

Neutral stimulus

Definition noun, plural: neutral stimuli In classical conditioning, it is the type of stimulus that initially or normally... Read More

Avoidance training

Definition noun A type of conditioning in which the subject is conditioned or trained to respond or behave to an... Read More

Implosive therapy

Definition noun A form of behavior therapy in which it utilizes a method for extinguishing anxiety through saturation... Read More

Modification

modification 1. A nonhereditary change in an organism; e.g., one that is acquired from its own activity or environment. 2. A... Read More

Unconditioned stimulus

Definition noun, plural: unconditioned stimuli In classical conditioning, it is a type of stimulus that evokes an... Read More

Stimulus substitution

stimulus substitution --> classical conditioning (Science: psychology) learning that takes place when a conditioned... Read More

Environment controlled

Environment, controlled a state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places,... Read More

Behaviour reflex

Behaviour reflex --> conditioned reflex a reflex that is gradually developed by training and association through the... Read More

Laws of association

Laws of association principles formulated by aristotle to account for the functional relationships between ideas; the law of... Read More

Target response

target response --> operant In conditioning, any behaviour or specific response chosen by the experimenter; its frequency... Read More

Law of contiguity

Law of contiguity When two ideas or psychologically perceived events have once occurred in close association they are likely... Read More