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conditioning  n.  A learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment. See conditioned response.

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"Conditioning" Quotes from Famous Books

... environment of some kind to establish which of them is there rather than utter irrelevancy. [Footnote: Dr. Pratt, singularly enough, disposes of this primal postulate of all pragmatic epistemology, by saying that the pragmatist 'unconsciously surrenders his whole case by smuggling in the idea of a conditioning environment which determines whether or not the experience can work, and which cannot itself be identified with the experience or any part of it' (pp. 167-168). The 'experience' means here of course the idea, or belief; and ...
— The Meaning of Truth • William James

Words linked to "Conditioning" :   instrumental conditioning, extinction, experimental extinction, acquisition, counter conditioning, operant conditioning, classical conditioning, learning, aversive conditioning, condition, air conditioning

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