LAW OF ASSIMILATION

The theory that an organism will respond to new stimuli based on reactions to familiar stimuli. Also known as generalization.

LAW OF ASSIMILATION: "The law of assimilation helps to explain an individuals response to new stimuli."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LAW OF ASSIMILATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/law-of-assimilation/ (accessed July 26, 2017).
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