associative learning


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associative learning

n.
A learning process by which a certain stimulus comes to be associated with another stimulus or behavior, as through classical or operant conditioning.
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Similar examples of this form of associative learning mediated by conspecific mortality cues have been demonstrated in other insect species, suggesting that this could be a widespread phenomenon.
His authoritative assessment of associative learning theory provides useful insights into how one might synthesize the major conclusions connected to recent findings within this research area.
Context change and associative learning. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 4, 237-244.
Continued incremental associative learning within the cage environment leads to the inter-LINKing of many postsynapses in the hippocampi.
(1997) What's elementary about associative learning? Annual Review of Psychology, 45, 573-607.
Nonetheless, the view that human causal learning cannot be sufficiently described by the principles of associative learning remains a subject of controversy (Beckers, Miller, De Houwer, & Urushihara, 2006; Beckers et al, 2005).
"Effective associative learning and memory processes such as learning that two items 'go' together and remembering this link or association later are essential for successful interactions throughout our personal and professional environments.
This knowledge helps form a fundamental basis of facts leading to the associative learning stage--a stage in which the interconnectivity of facts is established.
Second, associative learning theory will be applied to build the framework of the antecedents and consequences of successful CRM partnerships.
On the other hand, the formation of implicit attitudes may reflect not only associative learning but also verbal instruction that specifies the evaluative properties of new attitude stimuli (referred to as propositional knowledge).
The molecular signaling pathways essential for associative learning and memory (Alkon et al., 1998, 1988, 1989, 2007) (1-4) extend from the classic synaptic neurotransmitters receptors (e.g.