conditioned reflex


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Noun1.conditioned reflex - an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulusconditioned reflex - 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 psychological paradigm here is "the objective, stimulus-response psychology of behaviourism, conditioned reflex in particular, which Watson had adapted from Pavlov as an explanation of the organism's capacity to learn from experience and thereby become better adapted to its environment" (57).
In this way, Parlor demonstrated the importance of die conditioned reflex ('bedingter' Reflex/ 'reflexe' condition-'ne/riflesso condizionato') both in animal and human behaviour.
Prince had developed what became known as a conditioned reflex,

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