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ASSOCIATION THEORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does association theory mean? 

ASSOCIATION THEORY (noun)
  The noun ASSOCIATION THEORY has 1 sense:

1. (psychology) a theory that association is the basic principle of mental activity

  Familiarity information: ASSOCIATION THEORY used as a noun is very rare.


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ASSOCIATION THEORY (noun)


Sense 1association theory [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(psychology) a theory that association is the basic principle of mental activity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

association theory; associationism

Hypernyms ("association theory" is a kind of...):

scientific theory (a theory that explains scientific observations)

Domain category:

psychological science; psychology (the science of mental life)


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