from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Psychology A process of behavior modification by which a subject comes to associate a desired behavior with a previously unrelated stimulus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The process of modifying a person's behaviour.
- n. Any preparation or training, especially athletic training of the body.
- n. The storage of a material specimen under specified temperature, humidity for a specified time prior to testing.
- v. Present participle of condition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment. See conditioned response.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment
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"This unusually long-lasting plasticity may be related to the fact that the conditioning is associated with normal behavior," Fetz said.
That kind of conditioning is difficult to reverse and it is often painful, but my concern today is not with the individual Canadians who were led down this garden path of more, more, more by a government cynical enough to believe that loyalty can be bought.
One aspect of that conditioning is that I am absolutely, adamantly against incest and am disgusted by the thought of it.
Fear not, precious readers, soil treatment and conditioning is underway.
And yes, social conditioning is also at play here.
And yes, air conditioning is necessary for us effete Americans.
Thus the great profession of Advertisement, [brain conditioning to get the masses to be the great consumers, not producers] thus the position of marketing manager, to get monies from the tax payer and earn a nice living producing er nothing but destroy trees. note the the word “plots” in manager. manager, n.
Are they completely ignorant about the fatal consequences of their products in conditioning the human mind towards violence?
The result of this conditioning is that the beer is alive with still active yeast which provides a natural level of carbonation without external pressurization.
"Even the word conditioning is chilling - it is a euphemism for torture," Singh said.