An environmental change capable of inciting a change in the activities of an organism without itself providing energy for the new activities.
A goad or type of defensive trap.
(Humans as organisms) something that causes a response; a sense impression that sets off a reaction in the nervous system - for example, light, heat, sound, gravity, smell, taste, or temperature. The plural is stimuli.
A stimulus is something that causes a physiological or psychological response: It may also refer to: == See also == ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stimulus
• (v. t.) A goad; hence, something that rouses the mind or spirits; an incentive; as, the hope of gain is a powerful stimulus to labor and action. • (v. t.) That which excites or produces a temporary increase of vital action, either in the whole organism or in any of its parts; especially (Physiol.), any substance or agent capable of evok...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/stimulus/
'Goad'. type of defensive trap.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20764
(from the article `aggressive behaviour`) ...electrical signals generated by modified muscles). Often full attack is elicited by a combination of such cues. And yet aggression is not an ... a physiological principle that relates response to stimulus in excitable tissues. It was first established for the contraction of heart muscle by ....Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/163
(stim´u-lәs) any agent, act, or influence that produces a physiological or psychological response.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
In economics, stimulus refers to attempts to use monetary or fiscal policy (or stabilization policy in general) to stimulate the economy. Stimulus can also refer to monetary policies like lowering interest rates and quantitative easing. Often the underlying assumption is that due to a recession the production and hence also the ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stimulus_(economics)
In physiology, a stimulus (plural stimuli) is a detectable change in the internal or external environment. The ability of an organism or organ to respond to external stimuli is called sensitivity. When a stimulus is applied to a sensory receptor, it normally elicits or influences a reflex via stimulus transduction. These sensor...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stimulus_(physiology)
In psychology, a stimulus is an energy pattern (such as light or sound) which is registered by the senses. In behaviorism and related stimulus–response theories, a stimulus constitutes the basis for behavior, whereas it constitutes the basis for perception in perceptual psychology. In the second half of the 19th century, the ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stimulus_(psychology)
; plural Stimuli
. [ Latin , for stigmulus
, akin to Latin instigare
to stimulate. See Instigare
, transitive verb
A goad; hence, something that rouses the mind or spirits; an incentive; as, the h...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/198
A change in the environment. If the stimulus has no affect on the animal, it is a neutral stimulus. A stimulus that stands out in the environment €` that the animal notices more than other environmental stimuli €` is a salient stimulus. A stimulus that causes a change of state in the animal €` for example, causes him to perform a specific beh...Found on http://budhouston.wordpress.com/a-glossary-of-dog-agility-terms/
A physical or chemical change in the environment that leads to a response controlled by the nervous
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An environmental event capable of being detected by sensory receptors.
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An environmental event capable of being detected by sensory receptors.Found on http://www.brainfacts.org/glossary
any information or event that acts to arouse actionFound on https://www.vocabulary.com
any information or event that acts to arouse actionFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/425557
Anything that elicits a physiological response.Found on http://www.buylowdrugs.com/pharmacy-articles/Glossary-of-Common-Medical-Ter
Change in the environment of an organism that the organism can detect and respond to. These changes may be noise, light, heat, or pressure. The changes are detected by specialized cells called receptors. The skin contains many receptors for heat, touch, pressure, and pain. Sometimes the receptors are found in an organ which is so specialized for th...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0035644.html
external force, or other input, applied to a systemFound on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=801-21-46
external input acting on a system and capable in principle of provoking a response from that systemFound on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=891-01-04
Origin: L, for stigmulus, akin to L. Instigare to stimulate. See Instigare, Stick. ... 1. A goad; hence, something that rouses the mind or spirits; an incentive; as, the hope of gain is a powerful stimulus to labour and action. ... 2. <physiology> That which excites or produces a temporary increase of vital action, either in the whole organis...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Psychological term for an object, event, or person. Plural stimuli.
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