Definition of Stimulus:
An environmental event, agent, act, or influence that can be detected by a receptor in the body and will invariably produce a reaction in a living organism, e.g. change in the behavior, functional or trophic reaction.
Stimulus is part of the Conceptual Entities group
Stimulus is also know as:
Related Terms
Aversive Stimulus
Conditioned Stimulus
Negative Reinforcer
Positive Reinforcer