n. in computer science and telecommunications, refers to data transmission which occurs in rapid succession. Also, refers to a series of responses which are stimulated and elicited at a very high rate. As an evolutionary response, this may occur at the onset of possible extinction.

BURST: "When conditioned responses to stimuli are no longer being rewarded experimentally, a burst would be expected from test subjects."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BURST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/burst/ (accessed September 25, 2021).