BLOCKING

1. When a thought process suddenly stops. 2. Used in stimulus control where previous learning prevents the second stimulus being as noticable as the first.

BLOCKING: "Blocking is used by people to condition themselves to stimuli."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BLOCKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/blocking-2/ (accessed October 22, 2021).
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