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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She justifies this focus by reference to modern research into the "allostatic" process around sleep--that is, the study of how sleep-onset is partly a conditioned reaction to cultural, environmental and sensory cues.
It outlines how at trial, a plaintiff attorney can seek an advantage by appealing to jurors' minds by frightening them and triggering a conditioned reaction to seek self-protection and survival--much like a reptile does when confronted by an enemy or something scary.
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 was known later as classic conditioning.
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.

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