AUTONOMIC LEARNING By N., Sam M.S. - 5 a type of learning whereby the goal is to change actions in the autonomic nervous system - such as heart rate or blood pressure. See also conditioned response. AUTONOMIC LEARNING: "Autonomic learning may occur through biofeedback, which aims to control the autonomic response." Related Psychology Terms EMOTION (General) REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) HABIT LEARNING ADDS EMOTION (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY LEARNING (GENERAL) CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development REACTION TIME (Response Latency) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AUTONOMIC LEARNING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autonomic-learning/ (accessed November 29, 2021).