PATTERNING By N., Sam M.S. - 71 noun. 1. organizing a system or trend of reactions to stimulants. 2. a trend of stimulants which will invoke a fresh or unique group of reactions. PATTERNING: "Tomorrow, we will be meeting in the lecture hall to listen to commentary on patterning." Related Psychology Terms HALL, G. (GLANVILLE) STANLEY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) CHILD PSYCHIATRY OSS ASSESSMENT TESTS SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) SCHIZOPHRENIC REACTIONS (THERAPY) WERTHEIMER, MAX (1880-1943) CIVILIAN CATASTROPHE REACTIONS REACTION TIME (Response Latency) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PATTERNING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/patterning/ (accessed June 25, 2022).