Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning

2012 Edition
| Editors: Norbert M. Seel

Adaptation and Anticipation: Learning from Experience

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1428-6_1865



All forms of learning have an anticipatory component, either implicitly because it adapts the organism for the future or explicitly by supporting predictions of the future. Both forms of anticipatory learning can be controlled by the value of the future state (see Fig. 1), but can also occur independently of any value.
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cognitive ScienceLund UniversityLundSweden