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trial-and-error learning

trial-and-error learning Learning in which an animal comes to associate particular behaviours with the consequences they produce. This tends to reinforce the behaviour (i.e. the behaviour is likely to be repeated if the consequences are pleasant, but not if they are unpleasant). Such learning is believed to involve a process of classical conditioning followed by operant conditioning.

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trial-and-error learning

trial-and-error learning Learning in which an animal comes to associate particular behaviours with the consequences they produce. This tends to reinforce the behaviour (i.e. the behaviour is likely to be repeated if the consequences are pleasant, but not if they are unpleasant). Such learning is believed to involve a process of classical conditioning followed by operant conditioning.

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trial-and-error learning

trial-and-error learning See learning.

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