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Medical Term:

learning theory

Definition

any of several prominent theories designed to explain learning, especially those promulgated by Pavlov, Thorndike, Guthrie, Hull, Kohler, Spence, Miller, Skinner, and their more modern followers.

See Also: conditioning

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