Definition of reactive inhibition in English:

reactive inhibition

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[mass noun] Psychology
  • The inhibiting effect of fatigue or boredom on the response to a stimulus and ability to learn.
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    • An experiment manipulating levels of reactive inhibition gave support to our view.
    • The relationship of reactive inhibition to test performance and to achievement in reading, spelling, and handwriting was studied.

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