INTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS

the term that is applied to the stimulus arising from inside an organism. Examples of this stimulus includes headache, stomach ache and hunger pangs. Compare exteroceptive stimulus.

INTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS: "An interoceptive stimulus occurs inside an organism."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "INTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/interoceptive-stimulus/ (accessed January 20, 2019).
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