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Synonyms for habituation

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions

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uses Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception (ET 1962) to explain how we find ourselves as beings in the world through our bodies, and he uses Pierre Bourdieu's The Logic of Practice (ET 1990) to argue for the primacy of habituation over intellection.
Two of them are particularly subjective: vision and personal habituation.
Compression of the triangle, which we have written and spoken the day before, leading to a gradual habituation to the level of the local bottom, behind which should be a powerful wave of growth or decline.
This essay argues that Thomas De Quincey defines 'authentic' opium habituation as the effective management of one's own personal slavery, and he uses Samuel Taylor Coleridge as a straw man to illustrate the perils of unmanaged, 'illegitimate' opium use.
Habituation is a factor in gun selection, and so is finger length.
For him the family is a fundamental institution where people develop their capacity for speaking and arguing about justice and goodness, whereas Socrates removes the family as a locus of ethical education and habituation.
Leo Leader, a senior lecturer in the School of Women's and Children's Health at the University of New South Wales said that this study used a process of habituation, which is the ability of an organism to stop responding to repeated stimulation.
Sullivan: "Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.
As far as interventions go, I have actually been secretly hoping that some militant Catholics would show up at my gate with pitchforks and faggots, the burning wood kind, not the product of unhappy habituation in disreputable boy's schools.
phenomena that presumably concern processing of the CS): the habituation of neophobia and the extinction of associations (specifically, the effects of swim on the reacquisition of extinguished associations).
As with habituation, the question is, does the child recognise that this is a new stimulus?
It's easy to see why the daily news headlines create an apparent cycle of futility, anxiety and habituation.
While classical conditioning is no doubt a standard part of most if not all introductory psychology courses, habituation is less prevalent as a topic.
This method avoids the habituation to the auditory stimuli, so that the results are more objective without subjective response of the user.
The consecutive sessions were a habituation session and at least two treatment sessions (see Fig.