sensory deprivation(redirected from Deprivation, sensory)
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Deprivation of external sensory stimulation, as by prolonged isolation.
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(Psychology) psychol an experimental situation in which all stimulation is cut off from the sensory receptors
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extreme reduction of environmental stimuli, often leading to cognitive, perceptual, or behavioral disorientation or, in infants, developmental damage.
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|Noun||1.||sensory deprivation - a form of psychological torture inflicted by depriving the victim of all sensory input|
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