paired-associate learning

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Definition of paired-associate learning

: the learning of syllables, digits, or words in pairs (as in the study of a foreign language) so that one member of the pair evokes recall of the other

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Paired-associate learning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paired-associate%20learning. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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paired-associate learning

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Medical Definition of paired-associate learning

: the learning of items (as syllables, digits, or words) in pairs so that one member of the pair evokes recall of the other — compare associative learning

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