We propose that learning has a top-down component, but not in the propositional terms described by Mitchell et al. Specifically, we propose that a host of learning processes, including associative learning, serve to imbue the representation of the conditioned stimulus (CS) with affective meaning.
associative learning, conditioned stimulus (CS), response article, peer commentary
Cognitive psychology, Paired-association learning, Learning - Psychology
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Bliss-Moreau, Eliza and Barrett, Lisa Feldman, "What's reason got to do with it? Affect as the foundation of learning" (2009). Psychology Faculty Publications. Paper 23. http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d20000870
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