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Pav·lov

(pahv'lov),
Ivan P., Russian physiologist and Nobel laureate, 1849-1936. See: pavlovian conditioning, Pavlov method, Pavlov pouch, Pavlov stomach, Pavlov reflex.

Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich

[pav′lôv, pä′vlôf]
(1849-1936), a Russian physiologist who discovered a pattern of conditioned stimulus-reflex learning, the manner in which the physiological mechanism of digestion is controlled by the nervous system, and a theory of the causes and treatment of human neuroses.
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Then, they would study the amount of drool, and Pavlov observed that the dogs would drool without seeing or smelling the food, so he decided that a conditioned response was taking place.
We know that organic molecules have to be there but we can't find any of them in the soil," Pavlov said.
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Celtic paid CSKA pounds 60,000 to lure Pavlov to Glasgow as a 15-year-old.
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Modern behaviourism has its origin in the work of Pavlov, Watson and Skinner.
All praise to Arkadii Dragomoshchenko and his remarkable and brave translator Evgeny Pavlov.
Also annoyed is a Soviet commissar of education named Bukharin, whom Pavlov refuses to allow into the laboratory.