GENERALIZATION By N., Sam M.S. - 46 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 ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY REACTION TIME (Response Latency) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GENERALIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/generalization/ (accessed January 23, 2022).