SET POINT By N., Sam M.S. - 69 the desired value of a servomechanism like the level that a thermostat is set at to maintain a constant temperature. It is also taken as a standard point. SET POINT: "The set point is a level that a servomechanism is set at." Related Psychology Terms LEVEL OF ASPIRATION VENTILATION CONDITIONS HOMEOSTASIS Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development STIMULUS (literally “goad”) JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) Counselor and Client Safety Ethics and Legal Course: Landmark Legal Case CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SET POINT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/set-point/ (accessed November 27, 2022).