Is learning enough for having a mind?

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The roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, a popular animal for learning research.
Courtesy of The Sanger Institute.

Habituation and sensitization
What are habituation and sensitization?
Which organisms can undergo habituation and sensitization?
Should we call habituation and sensitization "learning"?

Associative learning
What is associative learning?
Which organisms are capable of associative learning?
Does associative learning qualify as true learning?
Does associative learning require mental states?