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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Thus, opportunities are created to foster positive environmental conditions and associative learning experiences for individuals, which may greatly influence not only their views of counseling but also their subsequent career decisions.
It also argues that the tests administered to the bonobos in question are inadequate for determining true language usage, as they could be passed by animals merely capable of associative learning.
Further research should explore the role of associative learning in these invertebrates.
The match-up hypothesis (Kamins, 1990) and associative learning theory (Klein, 1991) inform our arguments.
Associative learning mediates dynamic shifts in dopamine signaling in the nucleus accumbens.
Sample topics include: the role of the hippocampus in new associative learning, how synaptic and mitochondrial morphometry provide structural correlates of successful brain aging, and the stratification of dementia diagnosis using MRI.
This was most evident on the paired associative learning test, in which the rosiglitazone patients made 31% fewer errors and the glyburide group made 25% fewer errors following treatment.
Through typical associative learning, the wasps can learn to link this chemical scent to their food.
Neural network analysis is an associative learning algorithm.
For all spatial associative learning trials each lizard received 25 daily sessions, and each session was divided into two stages.
These two visual pathways in the brain work as one big system in associative learning," says Christian Buchel of the Institute of Neurology in London, lead author of the report.