conditional reflex


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Noun1.conditional reflex - an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulusconditional 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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In his laboratory experiments with dogs he discovered what is generally called the conditioned reflex (or conditional reflex).
This, on the other hand, enabled Macedonian media to stock to these qualifications, following the well-known Serbian conditional reflex.
Ultimately, the study of the human psyche by applying the method of conditional reflexes should have paved the way to "durable human happiness." Todes pays specific attention to the translation and publication of Pavlovs work into English.

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