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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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Habituation

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Google previewLearning and Memory (2015)

Basic Principles, Processes, and Procedures, Fourth Edition by W. Scott Terry

Habituation is a simple form of learning. Yet, however simple, the fact is that...

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 previewThe Neuron and the Mind (2016)

Microneuronal Theory and Practice in Cognitive Neuroscience by William R. Uttal

Habituation is a relatively easy protocol to study experimentally. All one has to do is...

Google previewUnderstanding Psychology (2016)

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 previewPsychology and Your Life (2016)

Psychology, Psychology by CTI 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 previewBiology (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Habituation is a decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated presentations. As a procedure, habituation is the repeated presentation of an eliciting stimulus.

Google previewHuman Nature (2017)

Innate Properties by Stephen Gislason

Habituation is the tendency for a neuronal network to stop responding to a repeated signal; habituation is the basis of familiarity. Excitation is the tendency of a neuronal network to increase responses to novel stimuli. Excitation is the basis of ...

Google previewLife Span Development (2016)

Psychology, Psychology by CTI 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 previewNeuroscience, Exploring the Brain (2016)

Psychology, Human development by CTI Reviews

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

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 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 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 previewBehaviour (1999)

by Michael Dockery, Michael Reiss

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. A sudden ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Ethology (1989)

by Klaus Immelmann, Colin Beer

Habituation Stimulus-specific ...

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 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 previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology (2016)

by Harold L. Miller, Jr.

Habituation. and. Sensitization. Because organisms are not always at “maximal alertness” when a new, repeated, external stimulus occurs, it is essential for the organism to have ways to rapidly increase its “initial level of alertness” to assess ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2010)

Glossary Dishabituation – An increase in the size of the habituated response to the habituating stimulus following presentation of a (usually) strong other stimulus. Habituation – A decrease in the size of a response to repeated presentations of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

60s interstimulus interval 0 20 40 Stimuli Figure 2 Habituation of mean ...

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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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The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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