DISINHIBITION By N., Sam M.S. - 20 1. Lessening or loss of normal control exerted by the cerebral cortex. 2. Conditioning experiments where a response has been eliminated. DISINHIBITION: "Joe showed disinhibition in his poorly controlled emotions." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR Hitler and Conformity CEREBRAL CORTEX THORNDIKE, EDWARD LEE (1874- 1949) NEWBORN INFANT (Neonate) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DISINHIBITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/disinhibition/ (accessed July 3, 2022).