Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The explanation of all instances of conditioned reflex is the same.

Ditto for hypnosis and/or Pavlov's 'conditioned reflex', by the way.

And no one but they can prevent the conditioned reflex that stops my heart if for some reason the shield should be broached.

It was an acquired instinct; a conditioned reflex which humans had to develop on this world.

The whole mechanism of the transfer and of the recoil may best be expressed in terms of the conditioned reflex of Pavlov.

Some switch to chewing gum or candy, but the cure essentially lies in substituting one conditioned reflex for another.

Pottgeiter looked at his watch, as from conditioned reflex, and then rose, saying that he had a class and excusing himself.

Negative adaptation is important in human life, and the conditioned reflex is important, as has already been suggested.

The conditioned reflex type of learning accounts for a host of acquired likes and dislikes.

A conditioned reflex experiment on a child deserves mention.