LATENCY OF RESPONSE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 The messure of time that occurs from the introduction of a stimulus and the following response or reaction time. Common concept used in Cognitive Psychology. LATENCY OF RESPONSE: "The psychological term for reaction time is latency of response." Related Psychology Terms S-R PSYCHOLOGY REACTION TIME (RT) AVOIDANCE RESPONSE ANTICIPATORY RESPONSE STIMULUS-RESPONSE COMPATIBILITY PROPAEDEUTIC GOAL RESPONSE PSYCHOLOGICAL REFRACTORY PERIOD (PRP) STOP-SIGNAL TASK STIMULUS-BOUND Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LATENCY OF RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/latency-of-response/ (accessed April 19, 2018).