Stimulus may refer to:

  • Stimulus (physiology), something external that influences an activity
  • Stimulus (psychology), a concept in behaviorism and perception
  • Input to a system in other fields
  • Economic stimulus:
    • For government spending as stimulus see Fiscal policy
    • For an increase in money designed to speed growth see Monetary policy
    • For general information about economic stimulus see Stimulus (economic)

Other articles related to "stimulus":

Logogen Model - Criticisms
... It has been argued that the prior stimulus patterns that have been seen in the logogen theory are not centrally localized in the logogen itself but are actually distributed throughout the ... is that the logogen theory was supposed to predict that stimulus degradation should affect priming and word frequency in humans ... to show that only priming and not word frequency is interacted with stimulus degradation ...
Stimulus (psychology) - Functions of Stimuli - Emotional Stimulus
... Emotional stimulus is not eliciting ... Emotional stimulus is considered as the proportionality and the strength of an operation ... Emotional stimulus is relevant to drive through specific responses in emotions ...
Subprime Mortgage Crisis Solutions Debate - Economic Stimulus and Fiscal Policy - Arguments For Stimulus By Spending
... stimulus should be approximately $1.3 trillion over 3 years, even larger than the $800 billion enacted into law by President Barack Obama, or roughly 4% of GDP annually for 2–3 years ... Krugman has argued for a strong stimulus to address the risk of another depression and deflation, in which prices, wages, and economic growth spiral downward in a ... Blinder and Alan Auerbach both advocated short-term stimulus spending in June 2009 to help ensure the economy does not slip into a deeper recession, but then reinstating fiscal discipline in ...
Subprime Mortgage Crisis Solutions Debate - Economic Stimulus and Fiscal Policy
... Bush signed into law a $168 billion economic stimulus package, mainly taking the form of income tax rebate checks mailed directly to taxpayers ... Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), an $800 billion stimulus package with a broad spectrum of spending and tax cuts ...
Stimulus (economics)
... In economics, stimulus refers to attempts to use monetary or fiscal policy (or stabilization policy in general) to stimulate the economy ... Stimulus can also refer to monetary policies like lowering interest rates and quantitative easing ...

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