associative learning

n.

A learning principle based on the belief that ideas and experiences reinforce one another and can be mentally linked to enhance the learning process.

Nearby words

  1. association test,
  2. associationism,
  3. associative,
  4. associative aphasia,
  5. associative cortex,
  6. associative neuron,
  7. associative storage,
  8. assoil,
  9. assoluta,
  10. assonance


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