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Principles of Associationism

Basic principles of associationism are:1)2):

  • Mental elements or ideas become associated with one another through experience
  • Experience consists of such things as spatial and temporal contiguity and (dis)similarity of ideas
  • Complex ideas are composed and can be reduced to a set of simple ideas
  • Simple ideas are sensations
  • Simple additive rules are sufficient to predict complex ideas
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