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pavloh vee uhn

  • a  of or relating to Ivan Pavlov or his experiments
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  • Jaunty setting belies grim family drama
    The first sign of trouble in the romantic comedy "Love Is All You Need" is the cliched and incessant use of "That's Amore." Ever since that early-'50s Dean Martin hit was used in "Moonstruck" in 1987, the song has been pop culture's Pavlovian signal to wallow in the jollier side of all things Italian.
    June 7, 2013 - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist Offers Shock And Awe, Rewards Stealth
    Ubisoft is taking a Pavlovian approach with Splinter Cell Blacklist . The upcoming action series installment will condition players to guide Sam Fisher with more discretion when playing rather than storm in, guns blazing, to every mission. “The toughest part with almost any Tom Clancy games is that they’re tactical games,” says Maxime Béland, creative director. “Tactics mean that you think ...
    June 5, 2013 - Game Informer

  • Joe Scarborough in International Herald Tribune
    A politician stumbles over himself,MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said on his own program. "Then they pick it out. They edit it. He runs the clip, and then he makes a funny face, and the whole audience has a Pavlovian response....
  • Judy Woodruff in Philadelphia Inquirer
    I can't stop paying attention whenever I hear a story about Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton,Woodruff says. "I want to know more. Unlike normal people, my blood pressure goes up and my ears start twitching. It's almost a Pavlovian...
  • Stephen Lewis in
    But there is an almost universal, Pavlovian reflex - for example, in Botswana, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya and Namibia - to demolish the obstacles and get pervasive treatment underway,Lewis added.

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