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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The affective bias test (ABT) is a simple bowl digging task based on associative learning and memory.
Disinhibition, a selective and transient reduction in synaptic inhibition induced by external stimuli or particular brain states that affect computations in pyramidal neurons, has been proposed to underlie a variety of brain functions, such as the selection of behaviourally relevant stimuli, associative learning and memory expression (Froemke, Merzenich, and Schreiner 2007; Courtin et al.
Associative learning may greatly expand the environmental footprint of perceived danger, thus allowing animals to engage greater caution or avoid settings where cues of risk vary in space and time.
Transferred to humans, these findings could improve our understanding of the role played by new neurons in the adult hippocampus in associative learning processes.
This form of associative learning can then be consolidated into long-term memory (LTM) (Lukowiak et al., 1998).
As expected, no food preference was displayed by PL-SC and PL-EE mice, which did not undergo associative learning (two-way RM ANOVA, post hoc analysis Holm-Sidak method, novel versus familiar; p > 0.05 at both retention intervals; Figure 2).
The first was called Classical Conditioning or Associative Learning. Pavlov championed this research.
Associative learning is a type of the learning mechanisms and designed memristor are used in classical associative learning circuit successfully.
Uncertainty and predictiveness determine attention to cues during human associative learning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68, 2175-2199.
Associative learning, also referred to as "Hebbian learning" is a form of learning that results from exposure to a relationship between two events.
Undoubtedly, classical conditioning is the most prominent area of research regarding associative learning. Ever since Pavlov discovered this type of learning, a considerable body of scientific evidence has been amassed on the laws, principles, models, and parameters in research on both humans and animals.
Surely there's an instinctive component at work, but there's associative learning involved, too.