READINESS By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 The degree of preparedness to act or respond to a particular stimulus. 2. The level of preparation for a given task sufficient to result in meaningful learning. READINESS: "Here readiness for the job was apparent from day one." Related Psychology Terms DEVELOPMENTAL READINESS SELECTIVE LEARNING ATTENTION LEVEL PROCEDURAL LEARNING AROUSAL-REDUCTION MECHANISM MENTAL SET ERIKSEN FLANKERS TASK TASK COMPLEXITY TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL (THC) ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "READINESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/readiness/ (accessed July 19, 2018).