DISHABITUATION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The reapperarance or enhancement of a habitual response due to new stimulus. Compare habituation. DISHABITUATION: "In dishabituation a response that was post reappears." Related Psychology Terms SENSITIZATION STIMULUS-RESPONSE COMPATIBILITY PURE-STIMULUS ACT STIMULUS GOAL RESPONSE STIMULUS FUNCTION STIMULUS SET S-R PSYCHOLOGY ESCAPE BEHAVIOR ASSOCIATIVE STRENGTH Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DISHABITUATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dishabituation/ (accessed June 28, 2017).