conditioned reaction


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Noun1.conditioned reaction - an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulusconditioned reaction - an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus
learned reaction, learned response - a reaction that has been acquired by learning
conditioned avoidance, conditioned avoidance response - a conditioned response that anticipates the occurrence of an aversive stimulus
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The experiment showed that the drool would appear from merely hearing the sound of the bell, which is how Pavlov arrived at the idea that the conditioned stimulus would stir a conditioned reaction.
This will allow you to maintain a sense of equanimity in your heart even as your mind storms in conditioned reaction to her no less conditioned action.
But Edmundo was as innocent as Babalu because he was the helpless victim of a conditioned reaction and did not know that a simple thoughtless action would have fatal consequences for Babalu.

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