Definition of Discriminative stimulus

1. Noun. A stimulus that provides information about what to do.

Exact synonyms: Cue
Generic synonyms: Input, Stimulant, Stimulation, Stimulus



Definition of Discriminative stimulus

1. Noun. a stimulus, associated with reinforcement, that exerts control over a particular form of behavior; the subject discriminates between closely related stimuli and responds positively only in the presence of that stimulus ¹

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Literary usage of Discriminative stimulus

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1. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by C. Everett Koop, M.D., DIANE Publishing Company (1988)
"Peripheral Versus Central discriminative stimulus Effects of Nicotine The degree to which the stimulus is generated via peripheral rather than central ..."

2. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Dopaminergic agonists do not substitute and dopa- minergic antagonists do not block the discriminative stimulus effects of ethanol. ..."

3. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"Similarities between the discriminative stimulus properties of stress and cocaine supports the hypothesis that these interoceptive cues are produced by the ..."

4. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"There appears to be a 6-to-10-fold potency difference between cocaine and procaine when the animal self-administration and discriminative stimulus property ..."

5. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"The drug in this situation thus becomes a discriminative stimulus, ... The generalizations that can be made about the discriminative stimulus property of ..."

6. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby Peter S. Jensen, James R. Coope by Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper (2002)
"The discriminative stimulus and subjective effects of d-amphetamine, phenmetrazine and fenfluramine in humans ..."

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