unconditioned reflex


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Related to unconditioned reflex: unconditioned stimulus, inborn reflex, innate reflex

un·con·di·tion·ed re·flex

an instinctive reflex not dependent on previous learning or experience.
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unconditioned reflex

(ŭn′kən-dĭsh′ənd)
n.
An instinctive reflex not dependent on previous learning or experience.
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un·con·di·tioned re·flex

(ŭn'kŏn-dish'ŭnd rē'fleks)
An instinctive reflex not dependent on previous learning or experience.
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unconditioned reflex

A reflex that is not acquired but is natural or inherited.
See also: reflex
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(2) Unconditioned reflex. Touching a hot pan causes the same reaction, but the human (animal) soon learns that this object in this environment or at this site may be hot.
For some purposes, the concept of instinct and unconditioned reflex might be considered the same idea.
Further, DBI states that the unit perception-response interval cannot be directly used for defining the levels of complexity, because many factors from the level of unconditioned reflex and upwards, e.g.