1. Sensory discrimination. 2. process of conditioning where desired behaviour is achieved by selective reinforcemnet. 3. Embyology where cells change to become a specialised structure. 4. Mathematics. Process used in calculus to obtain the differential coefficient of a variable of function.

DIFFERENTIATION: "Differentiation occurs in th emryo as cells change over to become bone, organs and tissue."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DIFFERENTIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/differentiation/ (accessed September 4, 2020).