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stimulus generalisation

in classical conditioning, once a response to a stimulus hasbeen learnt, the response may also be evoked by othersimilar stimuli that have never been paired with the unconditioned stimulus.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.