state-dependent learning


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state-·de·pen·dent learn·ing

learning during a specific state of sleep or wakefulness, or during a chemically altered state, where retrieval of learned information (for example, as measured by performance of a learned response) cannot be demonstrated unless the subject is restored to the state that originally existed during learning.
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state-de·pen·dent learn·ing

(stāt-dĕ-pen'dĕnt lĕrn'ing)
Learning during a specific state of sleep or wakefulness, or during a chemically altered state, where retrieval of learned information cannot be demonstrated unless the subject is restored to the state that originally existed during learning.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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