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reactive inhibition

Line breaks: re|act¦ive in|hib|ition

Definition of reactive inhibition in English:

noun

[mass noun] Psychology
The inhibiting effect of fatigue or boredom on the response to a stimulus and ability to learn.
Example sentences
  • 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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