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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Transferred to humans, these findings could improve our understanding of the role played by new neurons in the adult hippocampus in associative learning processes.
The first was called Classical Conditioning or Associative Learning.
Associative learning is a type of the learning mechanisms and designed memristor are used in classical associative learning circuit successfully.
To our knowledge, this study is the first demonstration of learning and memory in this species as well as the first demonstration of associative learning in any squid.
As a first step to bridge this gap, I propose to elucidate the unique versus complementary roles of two classical neuromodulatory systems, the cholinergic and dopaminergic projection system implicated in various cognitive functions including associative learning and plasticity.
Surely there's an instinctive component at work, but there's associative learning involved, too.
In this way, he essentially emphasises the importance of establishing a basic independent variable whilst at the same time he shows an unquestioning acceptance of associative learning principles.
Sociomicrobiology has shown that bacteria display plastic associative learning, as well as decision making skills and the ability to anticipate what comes next (Westerhoff et al.
Measurements of brain activity were performed using a feedback-based visual-motor associative learning functional MRI task.
There has been a considerable interest in the renewal effect in recent years, partly because it is relevant to the understanding of the underlying mechanisms in different interference phenomena in associative learning (see Bouton, 1991; Nelson, Lamoureux, & Leon, 2013), but also because it has been proposed as a model for the acquisition and the treatment of unwanted behaviors, emotions and thoughts (Bouton & Nelson, 1998; Conklin, 2006; Laborda, McConnell, & Miller, 2011).