PATTERNING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 CONTIGUITY LEARNING THEORY PATTERNING THEORY OF TASTE CODING CULTURE COMPLEX COMPUTER OF AVERAGED TRANSIENTS OPERANT CONDITIONING CHAMBER CROSS-TABULATION PREPAREDNESS AMBITENDENCY VERBAL LEARNING PERCEPTUAL-MOTOR LEARNING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATTERNING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/patterning/ (accessed March 23, 2020).