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Link-based learning theory creates more problems than it solves

  • Chris J. Mitchell (a1), Jan De Houwer (a2) and Peter F. Lovibond (a1)

In this response, we provide further clarification of the propositional approach to human associative learning. We explain why the empirical evidence favors the propositional approach over a dual-system approach and how the propositional approach is compatible with evolution and neuroscience. Finally, we point out aspects of the propositional approach that need further development and challenge proponents of dual-system models to specify the systems more clearly so that these models can be tested.

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