What is S-O-R?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

Shortened form of stimulus-organism-response. This emphasises the role of the organism and its drive and characteristics. The model is applied to learning and perception. See SOR psychology; dynamic psychology. Compare SR learning model; SR psychology.

S-O-R: "SOR stands for stimulus-organism-response and is a learning model."

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