RECOVERY TIME

The duration necessary for a neural unit (e.g. neuron, muscle cell) to recuperate from a reaction before it will respond to stimuli again. See also: refractory period. Also, the duration necessary for physiological actions to recover normalcy following any alteration by a reaction to stimuli.

RECOVERY TIME: "Recovery time varies depending on stimuli."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RECOVERY TIME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recovery-time/ (accessed July 23, 2019).
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