Adaptation (disambiguation)

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In Biology, adaptation is the process whereby a population becomes better suited to its habitat.

Adaptation may also refer to:


Biology and Medicine[edit]

Control and Information theory[edit]

Human sciences[edit]

  • Behavioral adaptation, an adjustment to another type of behavior or situation
  • Hedonic adaptation, the tendency to remain at a stable level of happiness despite changes in fortune
  • Psychological adaptation, a mental aspect that results from evolutionary pressures
  • Preconditioning (adaptation), a general concept in which an entity is exposed to a form of some stress or stimulus in order to prepare that entity to be more resilient against the stimulus when and if the stimulus is encountered in the future.