a set of single bits that indicate specific conditions within a computer. The values of the condition codes are often determined by the outcome of a prior software operation and their principal use is to govern choices between alternative instruction sequences
[kuh n-dish-uh nd] /kənˈdɪʃ ənd/ adjective 1. existing under or subject to . 2. characterized by a predictable or consistent pattern of behavior or thought as a result of having been subjected to certain circumstances or conditions. 3. Psychology. proceeding from or dependent on a of the individual; learned; acquired: conditioned behavior patterns. Compare (def […]
noun, Psychology. 1. a response that becomes associated with a previously unrelated stimulus as a result of pairing the stimulus with another stimulus normally yielding the response. noun 1. (psychol) a response that is transferred from the second to the first of a pair of stimuli. A well-known Pavlovian example is salivation by a dog […]
- Conditioned stimulus
noun 1. (psychol) a stimulus to which an organism has learned to make a response by classical conditioning Compare unconditioned stimulus conditioned stimulus n. A previously neutral stimulus that, after repeated association with an unconditioned stimulus, elicits the response produced by the unconditioned stimulus itself.
- Conditioned suppression
noun 1. (psychol) the reduction in the frequency of a learned response, e.g. pressing a bar for water, that occurs when a stimulus previously associated with pain is present