ANTICIPATORY RESPONSE

a response that occurs prior to the evoking stimulus being presented.

ANTICIPATORY RESPONSE: "The person who was afraid of spiders began to feel fear prior to the spider being seen."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTICIPATORY RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anticipatory-response/ (accessed October 19, 2020).
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