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Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich

A Russian physiologist (1849–1936) who won the 1904 Nobel Prize for research in gastric physiology.

Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich

(pav'lov)
Russian physiologist, 1849–1936; winner of Nobel Prize in medicine in 1904. He is remembered particularly for his work on conditioning.
See: reflex, conditioned
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SIR - Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (Russian psychologist) first described the phenomenon of classical conditioning after noticing that dogs salivate when they thought he was bringing them food.
Before Harlow began his experiments with monkeys at the University of Wisconsin, psychology followed the wisdom of Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (lapsed seminarian, winner of the 1904 Nobel Prize) and his American counterpart, John Watson.