Definition of Pavlovian in English:

Pavlovian

Syllabification: Pav·lov·i·an
Pronunciation: /pavˈlōvēən, -ˈläv-
 
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adjective

  • Of or relating to classical conditioning as described by I. P. Pavlov.
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    • In Pavlovian conditioning the person is unable to control the situation.
    • It seems to be a translation of Pavlovian conditioning into neural terms.
    • Soviet psychology at this time was dominated by Pavlovian theory - which emphasised connections between psychology and physiology.

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