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Foundations of conditioning and learning.

Author: Gregory A Kimble
Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [©1967]
Series: Century Psychology series.
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Kimble, Gregory A.
Foundations of conditioning and learning.
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1967]
Online version:
Kimble, Gregory A.
Foundations of conditioning and learning.
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1967]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory A Kimble
OCLC Number: 305798
Description: xii, 696 pages illustrations, portrait 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Historical Foundations --
Sechenov and the Anticipation of Conditioning Theory / Gregory A. Kimble --
Pavlov and the Experimental Study of Conditioned Reflexes / Gregory A. Kimble --
The Objectivist Climate : Bechterev, Watson and Tolman / Gregory A. Kimble --
A Functional Interpretation of the Conditioned Reflex / Clark L. Hull --
Part II. Methodological Background --
The Basic Tenet of Behavorism / Gregory A. Kimble --
The Definition of Learning and Some Useful Distinctions / Gregory A. Kimble --
Conditioning as an Artifact / Kendon Smith --
A Magnitude Measure of the Conditioned Eyelid Response / Henry S. Pennypacker --
Human Salivary Conditioning : A Methodological Study / Ben W. Feather --
The Concept of Reflex and the Problem of Volition / Gregory A. Kimble --
The Effect of Deafferentation on Instrumental (Type II) Conditioned Reflexes in Dogs / T. Gorska and E. Jankowska --
Part III. Important Theoretical Positions --
Hull's Version of S-R Theory / Gregory A. Kimble --
The Determiners of Behavior at a Choice Point / Edward Chase Tolman --
Formalization and Clarification of a Theory of Learning / Virginia W. Voeks --
An Introduction to Two-Process Theory / Gregory A. Kimble --
The Relationship Between Success and the Laws of Conditioning / Harold Schlosberg --
An Experimental Approach to the Problem of Mechanism of Alimentary Conditioned Reflex, Type II / W. Wyrwicka --
Part IV. Basic Phenomena and Parameters --
The Role of Absolute Initial Response Strength in Simple Trial and Error Learning / Paul S. Siegel --
Eyelid Conditioning as a Function of the Interval Between Conditioned and Unconditioned Stimuli / Gregory A. Kimble and Bradley Reynolds --
Effects of Conditioned Stimulus Intensity on the Conditioned Emotional Response / Leon J. Kamin and Ronald E. Schaub --
Changes in Response Strength with Changes in the Amount of Reinforcement / Robert H. Dufort and Gregory A. Kimble --
The Gradient of Delay of Secondary Reward in Avoidance Learning Tested on Avoidance Trials Only / Leon J. Kamin --
The Dimensional Bases of Stimulus Generalization / Wayne O. Evans --
The Generalization of an Instrumental Response to Stimuli Varying in the Size Dimension / G. Robert Grice and Eli Saltz --
A Study of the Transposition Gradient / David Ehrenfreund --
Prediction of Preference, Transposition and Transposition Reversal from the Generalization Gradients / Werner K. Honig --
Part V. Motivation and Reward --
The Effects of Training and Motivation on the Components of a Learned Instrumental Response / Richard Austin King --
The Effectiveness of Drives as Cues / Clark J. Bailey --
A Quantitative Comparison of the Discriminative and Reinforcing Functions of a Stimulus / James A. Dinsmoor --
Strength of Fear as a Function of the Number of Acquisition and Extinction Trials / Harry I. Kalish --
Experiments on Motivation: Studies Combining Psychological, Physiological and Pharmacological Techniques / Neal E. Miller --
Some Psychological Studies of Motivation and of the Behavorial Effects of Illness / Neal E. Miller --
Part VI. Extinction and the Varieties of Inhibition --
"Inhibition of Reinforcement" and Phenomena of Experimental Extinction / Carl Iver Hovland --
Quantitative Studies of the Interaction of Simple Habits : Recovery from Specific and Generalized Effects of Extinction / Douglas G. Ellson --
A Comparison of Two Methods of Producing Experimental Extinction / Gregory A. Kimble and John W. Kendall, Jr. --
The Effect of Random Alternation of Reinforcement on the Acquisition and Extinction of Conditioned Eyelid Reactions / Lloyd G. Humphreys --
External Inhibition of the Conditioned Eyelid Reflex / Henry S. Pennypacker --
External Inhibition of the Conditioned Eyelid Reflex as a Function of the Temporal Locus of the External Inhibitor / Henry S. Pennypacker and William R. Fowler --
Does the Interval of Delay of Conditioned Responses Possess Inhibitory Properties? / Eliot H. Rodnick --
Conditional Diminution of the Unconditioned Eyelid Reflex / Gregory A. Kimble --
Pathological Diminution of the Eyelid UR in the Squirrel Monkey : Some Anecdotal Observations / Henry S. Pennypacker and William A. Cook --
Part VII. Relations to Complex Processes --
Thomas M. French on the Relationship Between Psychoanalysis and the Experimental Work of Pavlov / Gregory A. Kimble --
Contributions of Conditioning Principles to Psychiatry / Wagner H. Bridger --
Pain-Aggression / Roger E. Ulrich --
The Goal-Gradient Hypothesis Applied to Some "Field-Force" Problems in the Behavior of Young Children / Clark L. Hull --
Attitudinal Factors in Eyelid Conditioning / Gregory A. Kimble --
A Stimulus-Response Analysis of Anxiety and Its Role as a Reinforcing Agent / O.H. Mowrer.
Series Title: Century Psychology series.
Responsibility: Edited by Gregory A. Kimble.


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