FORWARD CONDITIONING By N., Sam M.S. - 392 Pavlovian conditioning. the pairing of 2 stimuli that are presented before the unconditioned stimulus. Also called forward pairing. Compare backward conditioning. FORWARD CONDITIONING: "Forward conditioning is part of Pavlovian conditioning." Related Psychology Terms BACKWARD CONDITIONING STIMULUS (literally “goad”) SENSORY PRECONDITIONING REACTION TIME (Response Latency) REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) LAW OF CONTIGUITY SECOND-ORDER CONDITIONING HABIT SET EXCITATORY CONDITIONING Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FORWARD CONDITIONING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/forward-conditioning/ (accessed August 9, 2022).