overlearn


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o·ver·learn

 (ō′vər-lûrn′)
tr.v. o·ver·learned also o·ver·learnt (-lûrnt′), o·ver·learn·ing, o·ver·learns
To continue studying or practicing (something) after initial proficiency has been achieved so as to reinforce or ingrain the learned material or skill.

overlearn

(ˌəʊvəˈlɜːn)
vb (tr)
1. (Education) to study too intensely
2. (Psychology) to learn or practice repetitively, to the point of automaticity
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Overlearn this particular response in order to keep safe.
However, in good teaching practice, peer tutoring should only be done when it is in the best interest of the tutor because it provides opportunities to overlearn the material and engage in higher levels of thinking, and/or develop certain social skills.
The classification errors for the training and validation sets follow one another until the ANN begins to learn the unique properties of the training set, which indicates that the ANN is beginning to overlearn the characteristics of that set.