CONSUMMATORY RESPONSE

proposed by American euthologist Wallace Craig, the definitive reaction in a sequence of behavior targeted at the achievement of a need, generating a lessening of a specific trigger. Commonly referred to as the consummatory act.

CONSUMMATORY RESPONSE: "Consumartory responses are buried deep within the root of human beings."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSUMMATORY RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/consummatory-response/ (accessed September 23, 2020).
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