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pavlovian

adjective Referring to the theories delineated by Pavlov, which is understood to mean conditioned reflexes that occurs after certain stimulation.
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An operation involves the systematic arrangement of environmental stimuli (e.g., stimulus-reinforcer and response-reinforcer relations), whereas a behavioral process is the result of the environmental operation (e.g., change in the likelihood of an operant or Pavlovian response).
From our perspective, the symbolic function is to be understood in terms of the Pavlovian processes that operate in language.
And then gets his favourite toy, of course, at which point another thought strike me - the simplicity and beauty of Pavlovian psychology, and how toddlerwranglers could learn such a lot from it.
According to Roger Smith, a historian of psychology, many Western psychiatrists and psychologists viewed the Pavlovian concept of conditional reflexes not as new theoretical knowledge but as an instrument to bring about the old Victorian idea of internal moral control.
Yet, he continues to enjoy a kind of Pavlovian worship among his fans, refusing to disappear into some well-deserved pit of oblivion.
Swithers says that it will take more research to untangle whether these results are consistent with her Pavlovian hypothesis--that is, whether the gut changes are triggered by fouling up our bodies' learned responses to sweetness.
In an almost Pavlovian response, we anticipate something.
"This is yet another Pavlovian response from Hizbullah, which makes automatic accusations (against Israel) before even thinking about what's actually happened", he added.
This edition has updated content; new topics like evaluative conditioning, asocial observational learning, computer-based VRET (virtual reality exposure therapy), progressive schedules, and constraint-induced movement therapy; more studies, especially those that are controversial or counterintuitive; new applications, including the use of Pavlovian and operant procedures for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of medical disorders; and replacement of the Miller-Dollard theory of observational learning with a generic operant learning theory.
Morris and Dan McDuff found that they were wasting about 50 hours a week on Facebook so to stop their addiction they turned to Pavlovian method.