GENERALIZATION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 1. Deriving a concept or theory from a number of specific cases, applying it widely. 2. Judgement derived and applied this way. 3. Conditioning process where a response is evoked by the same stimuli. GENERALIZATION: "Generalisation can be a conditioning response." Related Psychology Terms SENSORY EVOKED POTENTIAL AVERAGE-EVOKED-RESPONSE TECHNIQUE (AER TECH BRAINSTEM AUDITORY EVOKED RESPONSE STIMULUS GENERALIZATION ABSTRACTION EXTINCTION REINFORCEMENT SIGNAL DETECTION THEORY (SDT) ESTES, WILLIAM KAYE SENSORY PRECONDITIONING Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GENERALIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/generalization/ (accessed January 21, 2018).