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Association, in psychology, mental linking of one item with others, by similarity, contiguity, opposition, or other principles. In association tests, subjects are presented with a word and asked to respond either with a specifically related word, such as a rhyme or an antonym, or with the first word that comes to mind.

See also: Learning.

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