stimulus n : any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action [syn: stimulation, stimulant, input] [also: stimuli (pl)]
- Anything that may have an impact or influence on a system
- an economic stimulus
- Something external that elicits or influences a physiological or psychological activity or response.
- Anything effectively impinging upon any of the sensory apparatuses of a living organism, including physical phenomena both internal and external to the body.
- Anything that induces a person to take action
anything that may have an impact or influence on a system
in physiology: something external that elicits or influences a physiological or psychological activity or response
in psychology: anything effectively impinging upon any of the sensory apparatuses of a living organism
anything that induces a person to take action
- English: stimulus
Stimulus may refer to:
stimulus in Indonesian: Stimulus
stimulus in Polish: Bodziec
stimulus in Portuguese: Estímulostimulus is the plural of stimuli
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