Definition of Conditioned reflex

1. Noun. An acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus.

Definition of Conditioned reflex

1. Noun. a response, to a stimulus, that has been acquired by operant conditioning ¹

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Medical Definition of Conditioned reflex

1. A reflex that is gradually developed by training and association through the frequent repetition of a definite stimulus. See: conditioning. Synonym: acquired reflex, behaviour reflex, trained reflex. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conditioned Reflex

conditionally lethal mutant
conditioned avoidance
conditioned avoidance response
conditioned emotion
conditioned emotional response
conditioned haemolysis
conditioned medium
conditioned reaction
conditioned reflex (current term)
conditioned reflexes
conditioned response
conditioned responses
conditioned stimulus
conditioning therapy

Literary usage of Conditioned reflex

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"When we speak of ' ' habit being an acquired reflex" we really mean an acquired conditioned reflex. There is no reason for assuming that the reflex acquired ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1913)
"... grasped by the jaw whenever the acid solution had to be introduced into the mouth and thus a special conditioned reflex had been formed unintentionally, ..."

3. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"A similar conditioned reflex to electrical stimulation of a spot on the skin ceases to appear when the electrodes are moved 1 cm. away. ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"The breathing curve is very sensitive and a conditioned reflex appears very plainly upon its tracing. SOME GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE REFLEX It is ..."

5. Child Behavior; a Critical and Experimental Study of Young Children by the by Florence Mateer (1918)
"The stimulus which is the excitant of this conditioned reflex is called the ... The conditioned reflex is established as follows : At the same time that the ..."

6. Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine by John James Rickard Macleod (1922)
"The conditioned reflex may also be interfered with by internal inhibition, which is illustrated by experiments in which, after a dog has been trained to ..."

7. Elements of Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1922)
"The new reflex acquired in this way is called a conditioned reflex. Conditioned reflexes are built up when ... The subject had formed a conditioned reflex. ..."

8. Economic Motives: A Study in the Psychological Foundations of Economic by Dickinson, Zenas Clark, 1889- (1922)
"Upon such a secondary or conditioned reflex, further conditioned reflexes ... See his report in "The Place of the conditioned reflex in Psychology," Psy. ..."

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