Shortened form of stimulus-organism-response. This emphasises the role of the organism and its drive and characteristics. The model is applied to learning and perception. See SOR psychology; dynamic psychology. Compare SR learning model; SR psychology.

S-O-R: "SOR stands for stimulus-organism-response and is a learning model."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "S-O-R," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/s-o-r/ (accessed September 23, 2021).