Pavlov's Bell

Album: Lost In Space (2002)

Songfacts®:

  • Featuring a more uptempo, upbeat sound than Mann usually employs, this song has a driving energy behind it. The title is a reference to the psychologist Ivan Pavlov, famous for his experiments proving that a stimulus linked to expectation could spur physiological reactions, ie, a dog associating the sound of a bell with being fed would eventually begin to salivate at the sound of the bell by itself.
  • The song was used on the long-running science-fiction/high school dramedy television program Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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