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associative learning

noun

Definition of associative learning

  1. :  a learning process in which discrete ideas and percepts become linked to one another



1957

First Known Use of associative learning

1957


Medical Dictionary

associative learning

noun

Medical Definition of associative learning

  1. :  a learning process in which discrete ideas and percepts which are experienced together become linked to one another—compare paired-associate learning




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