Pavlovian conditioning

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  • Pavlovian conditioning — conditioning (def. 2). [1930 35] * * * also called  Classical Conditioning,         a type of conditioned learning which occurs because of the subject s instinctive responses, as opposed to operant conditioning, which is contingent on the willful …   Universalium

  • Pavlovian conditioning — conditioning (def. 2). [1930 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pavlovian conditioning — The Russian physiologist Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1848 1936) conditioned dogs to respond in what proved to be a predictable manner, for example, by first ringing a bell before feeding them and then simply ringing the bell upon which stimulus they… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pavlovian conditioning — Pavlov′ian condi′tioning n. psi anb conditioning 2) • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • conditioning — /keuhn dish euh ning/, n. Psychol. 1. Also called operant conditioning, instrumental conditioning. a process of changing behavior by rewarding or punishing a subject each time an action is performed until the subject associates the action with… …   Universalium

  • Pavlovian — Pav·lov·ian pav lȯ vē ən, lō ; lȯ fē adj of or relating to Ivan Pavlov or to his work and theories <Pavlovian conditioning> Pav·lov päv .lȯf, pav , .lȯv Ivan Petrovich (1849 1936) Russian physiologist. Pavlov is most famous for… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pavlovian — adjective Date: 1926 1. of or relating to Ivan Pavlov or to his work and theories < Pavlovian conditioning > 2. being or expressing a conditioned or predictable reaction ; automatic < the candidates gave Pavlovian answers > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conditioning — According to behaviourism in psychology, conditioning is the way in which new connections between stimulus and response are learned, and therefore forms the basic pattern of learning. It comes in two forms. In classical or Pavlovian conditioning… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • conditioning — Synonyms and related words: Pavlovian conditioning, absorption and regurgitation, acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, accustoming, adaptation, adaption, addictive, adjustment, apprenticeship, automatic writing, automatism, basic training …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Conditioning — 1) Exercise and practice to build the body up for either improved normal performance, as in physical therapy, or in preparation for sports performance. 2) A method of educating involving repetitive activities to influence behavior. * * * The… …   Medical dictionary

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