PREPARATORY INTERVAL By N., Sam M.S. - 1 the time between a warning sign and the tangible occurrence of the stimulant. PREPARATORY INTERVAL: "The preparatory interval often seems longer in films than it is in real life." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) REACTION TIME (Response Latency) ASTHENIC REACTION (Neurasthenia) PAIN DRIVE LEARNING ADDS ANTISOCIAL REACTION PMDD: Can It Be Cured? INHIBITION HOMOSEXUALITY (ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY) NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PREPARATORY INTERVAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/preparatory-interval/ (accessed December 2, 2021).