Unconditioned response

Definition

noun

A type of response that is natural or needs not to be learned or conditioned, and is evoked by an unconditioned stimulus.


Supplement

In classical conditioning, the unconditioned response is the salivation of dog when the latter sees the food (unconditioned stimulus).


Compare: conditioned response

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