Definition of Pavlovian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Ivan Pavlov or his experiments. "Pavlovian conditioning"

Partainyms: Pavlov
Derivative terms: Pavlov



Definition of Pavlovian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the theories of the Russian physiologist, psychologist, and physician Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, especially those related to behavioral conditioning. ¹

2. Adjective. (alternative form of Pavlovian) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pavlovian

Paulínia
Paumotu Archipelago
Pauranic
Pause
Pauses
Pautrier's abscess
Pautrier's microabscess
Pauzat's disease
Pavarotti
Pavel
Pavia
Pavlov
Pavlov's reflex
Pavlov method
Pavlova
Pavlovian
Pavo
Pavo cristatus
Pavo muticus
Pavy's disease
Pawaka
Pawnee
Pawsner
Pax Americana
Pax Augusta
Pax Britannica
Pax Romana
Pax gene
Paxil
Paxto

Literary usage of Pavlovian

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1. Claudine the Circus Woman by Timothy J. Quinlan (2000)
"I had a disagreement with the professor about the pavlovian reaction. I said it was nothing more than coincidence and she struck me with a ruler. ..."

2. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"SIEGEL, S. A pavlovian conditioning analysis of morphine tolerance. In: Krasnegor, NA (ed.) Behavioral Tolerance: Research and Treatment Implications, ..."

3. Europe: Dimensions of Peace by Björn Hettne (1988)
"The first reactions from Europe were based more on pavlovian reactions and there were few that considered it necessary to enter into more reflective ..."

4. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"... the behavioral effects of cocaine: Modification by pavlovian conditioning. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 15: 559-562, 1981. Hirabayashi, M., and Alam, ..."

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