SENSORY ADAPTATION

a reduction in response to stimuli after a prolonged exposure. This adaptation may be specific or general one.

SENSORY ADAPTATION: "Sensory adaptation occurs after a prolonged exposure to a certain wavelength of a stimulus."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SENSORY ADAPTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-adaptation/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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