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1. A process of behavior modification by which a subject comes to associate a desired behavior with a previously unrelated stimulus.
a. The process of training that results in physical fitness.
b. The state of physical fitness that results from such training.
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(Hairdressing & Grooming) (of a shampoo, cosmetic, etc) intended to improve the condition of something: a conditioning rinse.
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con•di•tion•ing(kənˈdɪʃ ə nɪŋ)
1. a process of changing behavior by rewarding or punishing a subject each time an action is performed.
2. Also called classical conditioning. a process in which a previously neutral stimulus comes to evoke a specific response by being repeatedly paired with another stimulus that evokes the response.
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|Noun||1.||conditioning - a learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment|
learning, acquisition - the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
experimental extinction, extinction - a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus
aversive conditioning - conditioning to avoid an aversive stimulus
classical conditioning - conditioning that pairs a neutral stimulus with a stimulus that evokes a reflex; the stimulus that evokes the reflex is given whether or not the conditioned response occurs until eventually the neutral stimulus comes to evoke the reflex
operant conditioning - conditioning in which an operant response is brought under stimulus control by virtue of presenting reinforcement contingent upon the occurrence of the operant response
counter conditioning - conditioning in which a second incompatible response is conditioned to an already conditioned stimulus; "counter conditioning lies behind many of the procedures used in behavior therapy"
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noun training, education, teaching, accustoming, habituation Because of social conditioning, men don't expect to be managed by women.
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conditioning[kənˈdɪʃənɪŋ] n → condizionamento
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n. acondicionamiento, condicionamiento.
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conditioningn acondicionamiento; physical — acondicionamiento físico
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