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  • A reference to a psychological conditioning, typically used as a simile: like Pavlov's dog; even references to salivation are, at times, implicitly Pavlovian.

    It was Russian psychologist Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849-1936) who discovered a response in animals that is referred to as “conditioned reflex.�? It seems that research scientists can be trained to ring bells at the sight of dogs preparing to salivate.

    July 27, 2009

  • Ha! Three people laughed in Fourceelia.

    November 18, 2008

  • The truth of the matter.

    November 18, 2008