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It is a form of Pavlovian conditioning by pairing 2 neutral stimuli as well as pairing one of those stimuli with an unconditioned stimulus. It is also known as sensory conditioning.

SENSORY PRECONDITIONING: "Sensory preconditioning uses pairs of stimulus that are conditioned and unconditioned for responses."

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