stimulus

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something that incites especially a violent response

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Cessation of the original or eliciting stimulus, which results in the complete reduction in the a process, creates a potential for affective change because the b process does not immediately return to baseline levels; thus, an affective state emerges.
Yet, in the case of dreaming, the eliciting stimulus is not present.
As a result, receiving support may function as a conditioned punisher and a conditioned eliciting stimulus producing aversive respondents.
Habituation is a systematic decrease in the magnitude of a response upon repeated presentations of an eliciting stimulus when the decrement is not caused by fatigue or receptor adaptation (Thompson & Spencer, 1966).
Specifically, a male volunteer was exposed to a conditioning paradigm designed to produce both an eliciting stimulus for fear and a relief stimulus.