learned_reaction has definitions from the field of biology
[ noun ] (biology) a reaction that has been acquired by learning



Used in print

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

He showed convincingly that anxiety is a learned ( conditioned_)_reaction and is the basis of experimental and clinical neuroses and assumed , therefore , that the neuronal changes which underlie the neuroses are functional and reversible .