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Definition of the noun habituation

What does habituation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: habituations

  1. being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
  2. a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions

Alternative definition of the noun habituation

noun

  1. The act of habituating, or accustoming; the state of being habituated.

Explanation

habituation is a gene group, gene ontology group.

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Google previewThe Dingo Debate (2015)

Origins, Behaviour and Conservation by Bradley Smith

Habituation is a major element in Masterson's22 original model, and the idea remains a commonly cited feature of...

A relatively precise definition of habituation is the reduction of a response to a repeated stimulus that is neither ...

Google previewAnimal Behavior (2015)

by Michael D. Breed, Janice Moore

Habituation is a key mechanism in filtering important from irrelevant information. It can function at the level of the receptor or within the central nervous system.30– 32 KEY TERM Habituation is the loss of response to a...

Google previewThe Australian Dingo (2015)

Origins, Behaviour and Conservation by Bradley Philip Smith

Habituation is a major element in Masterson's22 original model, and the idea remains a commonly cited feature of...

A relatively precise definition of habituation is the reduction of a response to a repeated stimulus that is neither ...

Google previewAdvances in Psychological Science, Volume 2 (2014)

Biological and Cognitive Aspects by Fergus Craik, Michele Robert,, Michel Sabourin

Habituation is the waning in a reflex response to successive presentations of a stimulus.4 It is widely observed with many different responses and stimuli and across species ranging from protists to humans (Eisenstein & Peretz, 1973; Jennings ...

Google previewThe Dog (2013)

Its Behavior, Nutrition, and Health by Linda P. Case

Habituation is a very elementary form of learning and is characterized by a cessation or decrease in a response to a stimulus as a...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Psychopharmacology : Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior by Jerrold S. Meyer, ISBN 9780878935109 (2014)

Psychology, Biopsychology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Habituation: Habituation is a decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated presentations. As a procedure, habituation is the repeated presentation of an eliciting stimulus that results in the decline of the elicited behavior (the process of ...

Google previewConnectionist Models of Cognition and Perception (2002)

Proceedings of the Seventh Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop, Brighton, England, 17-19 September 2001 by John Andrew Bullinaria, Will Lowe

ca -sverker/ Habituation is the fundamental property that the efficiency of neural cells diminishes over repeated stimulation. A model for how habituation influences episodic tests is suggested. During encoding or presentation ...

Google previewThe Limits of Socialism (1920)

by Oswald Fred Boucke

Habituation means a sense of comfort because of ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Essential Biological Psychology, textbook by Jim Barnes (2013)

Psychology, Biopsychology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Habituation: Habituation is a decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated presentations. As a procedure, habituation is the repeated presentation of an eliciting stimulus that results in the decline of the elicited behavior (the process of ...

Google previewComplex Webs (2010)

Anticipating the Improbable by Bruce J. West, Paolo Grigolini

Habituation is a ubiquitous and extremely simple form of learning through which animals, including humans, learn to...

Google previewBird Hazing Manual: Techniques and Strategies for Dispersing Birds from Spill Sites

by P. Gorenzel, T. Salmon

Habituation is a type of learning in which an animal stops responding to a stimulus in the absence of any reward or punishment. In the context of bird hazing, habituation is the process in which birds no longer react to sights and ...

Google previewProfessional Ethics and Human Values (2008)

by A. Alavudeen, R. Kalil Rahman, M. Jayakumaran

Habituation is an aid to the development of virtue, but true virtue requires choice, understanding and knowledge.

Google previewCracking the AP Psychology Exam, 2004-2005 Edition (2004)

by Princeton Review

Habituation is the process by which we become accustomed to a stimulus, and notice it less and less over time. Dishabituation occurs when a change in the stimulus, even a small change, causes us to notice it again. A good example of this ...

Google previewBehaviour (1999)

by Michael Dockery, Michael Reiss

Habituation. Habituation is the decline in response to a specific stimulus over time, when that stimulus is repeatedly presented to the organism. It is the simplest form of learning as it is limited to the repeated exposure of one specific stimulus.

Google previewAnimal Training 101 (2014)

The Complete and Practical Guide to the Art and Science of Behavior Modification by Jenifer A. Zeligs, Ph.D.

Habituation is a learned and reasonably persistent reduction of response to a stimulus after repeated exposure and not as a result of any form of reinforcement or fatigue. It is further characterized by being specific to a particular stimulus.

Google previewMosby's Review for the NBDE (2007)

by Mosby

Habituation is the decrease in response that occurs as a result of repeated or prolonged exposure to a conditioned stimulus. A rational response is a cognitive therapy technique in which the patient develops (with or without assistance) a more ...

Google previewToward a Pragmatics of Intent: Cognitive Approaches in Creative and Critical Writing (2008)

by Lois Wolfe

Habituation refers to automatic, unconscious recognition of familiar forms and patterns in space. Enstrangement is Benjamin Sher's English translation of Shklovsky's creation of a Russian 108 Chapter 4 Tensible Connections.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Psychology (2008)

by Neil J. Salkind

Long-term habituation also prevents complete spontaneous recovery. Instead, the size of spontaneous recovery may decrease with each repetition of habituation followed by spontaneous recovery. Dishabituation Habituates The repeated ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biometrics (2009)

I - Z. by Stan Z. Li

The second characteristic, habituation consists of two parts, partially habituated and fully habituated. 1.

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

See also: Habituation Habitador Mexican colloquial term for a middleman who transfers opium gum to a processing center. Habito Colloquial term for habit, addiction. Habituacion (a drogas) Addiction, habit. Habituate To accustom by frequent ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Special Education (2007)

A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals, 3 Volume Set by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Habituation is a decline in response to a stimulus that is presented repeatedly but that signals the onset of no other stimulus. For example, a loud noise may evoke a startle response at first but little response after its twentieth repetition. A new ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma (2008)

by Gilbert Reyes, Jon D. Elhai, Julian D. Ford

Habituation involves a reduction in an unconditioned response (UCR) upon repeated presentation of an unconditioned stimulus (UCS). For example, habituation might involve a decrease in the startle response (UCR) when a loud noise ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ethology (1989)

by Klaus Immelmann, Colin Beer

Habituation Stimulus-specific ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

habitus half-show Habituation is the ability to disregard repetitive stimuli that are neither rewarding nor harmful, ceasing to respond to stimuli that prove to have no predictive value. Habituation allows the organism to disregard irrelevant stimuli.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Obesity (2008)

by Kathleen Keller

Habituation is a process that has been observed in humans and in all other animals which results in the lessening of stimulus over time. An example is pain, which may be very sharp initially, but which becomes more manageable in the course ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)

habituation, a decrease in the amplitude of the stress re- sponse after repeated exposure to the same ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Mind (2013)

by Harold Pashler

Repetition of the stimulus without consequence results in a decrement of the orienting response called habituation. Habituation is a form of learning in which an organism determines that the presentation of a stimulus is not paired with a ...

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Habituation Meaning

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Quotes about Habituation

It is exceedingly improbable that the identical action of the corresponding parts of the two retina is the result of a certain habituation, or of the influence of the mind. (Johannes P. Muller)
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