unconditioned response


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unconditioned response

n. Psychology
A natural, usually unvarying response evoked by a stimulus in the absence of learning or conditioning.

unconditioned response

n
(Psychology) a reflex action innately elicited by a stimulus without the intervention of any learning process. Also called (esp formerly): unconditioned reflex Compare conditioned response
Translations

un·con·di·tion·ed re·sponse

n. respuesta no condicionada o reacción no restringida.
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