SEMANTIC GENERALIZATION

This results from Pavlovian conditioning where a word or phrase acts as a stimulus because it shares a similar or the same meaning with an established directive. Read about the stimulus equivalence.

SEMANTIC GENERALIZATION: "In semantic generalisation one word or phrase will induce the same result as a similar word or phrase."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEMANTIC GENERALIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-generalization/ (accessed December 1, 2019).
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