Definition of Conditioned response

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

Definition of Conditioned response

1. Noun. a conditioned reflex ¹

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Medical Definition of Conditioned response

1. A response already in an individual's repertoire but which, through repeated pairings with its natural stimulus, has been acquired or conditioned anew to a previously neutral or conditioned stimulus. See: conditioning. Compare: unconditioned response. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conditioned Response

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

Literary usage of Conditioned response

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1. Chapters in general psychology by Stevenson Smith, Edwin Ray Guthrie (1921)
"NEURAL BASIS OF THE conditioned response conditioned responses involve the formation of new pathways and the possibility for this is best afforded by the ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"It is only by virtue of previous experience—that is to say, after a conditioned response has been established—that the hungry child will assume such an ..."

3. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1917)
"... the response will be combative competition; if experience contains no such conditioned response, the satisfactions of mutual approval, or the accidental ..."

4. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by C. Everett Koop, M.D., DIANE Publishing Company (1988)
"Pavlov (1927) found that drug administration could produce an unconditioned response that could subsequently occur as a conditioned response to an ..."

5. Elements of Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1922)
"Our response to the dinner bell involves a more complex mental process and is not quite analogous to the dog's conditioned response. ..."

6. Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Animal studies indicate that stopping the conditioned response is difficult to achieve and does not erase the original learning. ..."

7. Mental Adjustments by Frederic Lyman Wells (1917)
"Again, to establish a conditioned response in the above motor fields, a certain amount of drilling appears necessary. The secondary stimulus is ..."

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