Stimulus

Science / Biology / Stimulus: A physical or chemical change in the environment that leads to a response controlled by the nervous system.

Sensory Extinction

Science / Psychiatry / Sensory Extinction: Failure to report sensory stimuli from one region if another region is stimulated simultaneously, even though when the region in question is stimulated by itself, the stimulus is correctly reported. MORE

Reflex Hallucination

Science / Psychiatry / Reflex Hallucination: stimulus in one sensory field leads to a hallucination in another sensory field MORE

Classical Conditioning

Science / Psychiatry / Classical Conditioning: Elicitation of a response by a stimulus that normally does not elicit that response. The response is one that is mediated primarily by the autonomic nervous system (such as salivation or a change in h MORE

Pavolovian Conditioning

Science / Psychiatry / Pavolovian Conditioning: Elicitation of a response by a stimulus that normally does not elicit that response. The response is one that is mediated primarily by the autonomic nervous system (such as salivation or a change in h MORE

Hallucination

Science / Psychiatry / Hallucination: false sensory perception in the absence of a real external stimulus. It is perceived as being located in objective space and as having the same realistic qualities as normal perceptions. It is not sub MORE

Synaesthesia

Entertainment / Literature / Synaesthesia: A rhetorical trope involving shifts in imagery. It involves taking one type of sensory input (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste) and comingling it with another separate sense in an impossible way. In MORE

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