Definition of Stimulus generalization
1. Noun. (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus.
Generic synonyms: Carry-over, Transfer, Transfer Of Training
Specialized synonyms: Irradiation
Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Derivative terms: Generalise, Generalize
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stimulus Generalization
Literary usage of Stimulus generalization
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Making of the American Citizenry: An Introduction to Political Socialization by Michael P. Riccards (1973)
"... and Robert A. Levine, "The Role of the Family in Authority Systems: A Cross Cultural Application of Stimulus-Generalization Theory," Behavioral Science, ..."
2. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"... appears to involve pharmacological effects that differ from those of the training drug, and behavioral mechanisms unrelated to stimulus generalization. ..."