Stimulus and Response
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process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
An environmental change that directly influences the activity of a living organism.
A change from within an organism, such as hunger and thirst, that causes the organism to respond
a stimulus that comes from outside the organism such as light, sound, and temperature
an organism's reaction to a stimulus
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation
a natural behavior or sense that doesn't have to be learned. Automatic response
fight or flight response
sequence of internal processes preparing an organism for struggle or escape
actions of an organism in response to its environment.
the reflexive behavior (learned response) due to a repetitive stimulus. i.e. Pavlov's theory
is a method of learning that occurs through rewards and punishments for behavior.
a person or thing that precipitates an event or response