SELF-STIMULATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 1. The act of stimulating or arousing ourselves. 2. Read about the intracranial self-stimulation; pleasure centre as well as see also MASTURBATION; SELF-REINFORCEMENT. observable in number of situations. SELF-STIMULATION: "The babies used self-stimulation to explore the world." Related Psychology Terms AUTOGENITAL STIMULATION EROTICISM CENTER-SURROUND ANTAGONISM PLEASURE CENTER BRAIN STIMULATION ANXIETY HIERARCHY SADISM AUTOMASOCHISM AUTOEROTIC ASPHYXIATION MASTURBATION EQUIVALENTS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-STIMULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-stimulation/ (accessed August 24, 2019).