conditioned reflex


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n conditioned reflex an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus
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In literature:

The internal parts of the eye likewise act, under certain conditions, in a reflex manner on the lacrymal glands.
"The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals" by Charles Darwin
Mental Hygiene and the Conditioned Reflex.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
He talked about sensory stimuli and responses, and about conditioned reflexes.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
Pottgeiter looked at his watch, as from conditioned reflex, and then rose, saying that he had a class and excusing himself.
"The Edge of the Knife" by Henry Beam Piper
Newsman's conditioned reflex; get to where the story is.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
Some switch to chewing gum or candy, but the cure essentially lies in substituting one conditioned reflex for another.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
This condition may depend upon brain affections or be due to reflex paralysis.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
This condition affects the nerves, suggestive reflex sensations are produced by a congested prostate and the patient becomes morbid.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
Pyrran training had conditioned his reflexes on the pre-cortical level.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
The whole mechanism of the transfer and of the recoil may best be expressed in terms of the conditioned reflex of Pavlov.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
You all know of Pavlov's work on conditioned reflexes.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
They maintain that the political institutions are merely the reflex of economic conditions.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
The conditioned reflex experiment.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
So the decidua reflex is to pass away with the birth, and the decidua vera is to change back again into its normal condition.
"What a Young Husband Ought to Know" by Sylvanus Stall

In news:

Chiropractors commonly encounter spinal conditions associated with autonomic concomitants attributable to somatovisceral or, conversely, viscerosomatic reflexes.

In science:

Descriptive terms for LTMs include explicit (also called declarative) and implicit (nondeclarative) memories with the former being verbalisable and accessible to consciousness and the latter not (things like skills, habits, perceptual learning, conditioning, and reflex pathways) (Cohen, 1984).
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