respond to stimuli

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  • How can he know how to respond to stimuli from the very beginning? Cited from Applied Psychology for Nurses, by Mary F. Porter
  • The first great mental fact to note is that the infant is born with the capacity to respond to stimuli both from without and within. Cited from Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training, by Mosiah Hall
  • This behavior draws workers into the lower part of the nest where they may respond to stimuli for cell construction and maintenance.
  • All cells possess the ability to respond to stimuli.
  • They respond to stimuli such as cold and pressure, and, as nociceptors, stimulation of them is interpreted as fast/first pain information.
  • Stimulus filtering occurs when an animal's nervous system fails to respond to stimuli that would otherwise cause a reaction to occur.
  • Describes an application which requires a program to respond to stimuli within some small upper limit of response time (typically milli- or microseconds). Cited from The Hackers' Dictionary of Computer Jargon
  • Infants respond to stimuli differently in these different states.
  • The blood vessels of individuals suffering from vasospastic syndrome respond to stimuli insufficiently.
  • The actor must constantly respond to stimuli that are imaginary.
  • The wafers or chips that he and his teams have designed have become increasingly more sophisticated, and can now deliver multiple drugs, and respond to stimuli.
  • The tongue has chemoreceptors which respond to stimuli from prey such as termites.
  • One can also consider people with addictions to be limited in cognitive flexibility, in that they are unable to flexibly respond to stimuli previously associated with the drug.
  • Internal receptors (enteroceptors) respond to stimuli that arise from within blood vessels.
  • Similarly, one might expect older adults to do poorly on tasks of sustained attention, which measure the ability to attend to and respond to stimuli for an extended period of time.
  • C fibers respond to stimuli which have stronger intensities and are the ones to account for the slow, but deeper and spread out over an unspecific area, second pain.
  • Mirror neurons underlie many movements, allowing dancers to subconsciously respond to stimuli from the other dancers.
  • I have never conducted an experiment which gave me as much discomfort as this; it was like being set to whip a deaf child because it did not learn to respond to stimuli which it could not feel. Cited from The Dancing Mouse, by Robert M. Yerkes
  • Last of all, it will attempt to condition the emotional reactions to respond to stimuli which shall insure eugenic mating naturally and without the intervention of legislation. Cited from Taboo and Genetics, by Knight, Peters, and Blanchard
  • He asserted that this instability could, if understood, be directed and controlled, allowing the creation of "intelligent" polymers - materials that sense and respond to stimuli.
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