STIMULUS ERROR

an error in a response due to focusing on the meaning or semantic status of a stimulus instead of its properties. It is the error due to the focus on meaning instead of features.

STIMULUS ERROR: "A stimulus error is the error in a response due to focusing on the meaning or semantic status of a stimulus instead of its properties."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STIMULUS ERROR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/stimulus-error/ (accessed February 24, 2020).
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