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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Hull, Clark Leonard, 1884-1952.
Principles of behavior.
New York, D. Appleton-Century Co. 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Clark Leonard Hull
|Description:||x p., 1 l., 422 p., 1 l. ill.|
|Contents:||The nature of scientific theory --
Introduction to an objective theory of behavior --
Stimulus reception and organism survival --
The biological problem of action and its coordination --
Characteristics of innate behavior under conditions of need --
The acquisition of receptor-effector connections : primary reinforcement --
The acquisition of receptor-effector connections : secondary reinforcement --
The symbolic construct sHr as a function of the number of reinforcements --
Habit strength as a function of the nature and amount of the reinforcing agent --
Habit strength and the time interval separating reaction from reinforcement --
Habit strength as a function of the temporal relation of the conditioned stimulus to the reaction --
Stimulus generalization --
Some functional dynamics of compound conditioned stimuli --
Primary motivation and reaction potential --
Unadaptive habits and experimental extinction --
Inhibition and effective reaction potential --
Behavioral oscillation --
The reaction threshold and response evocation --
The patterning of stimulus compounds --
General summary and conclusions.
|Series Title:||Century psychology series (Appleton-Century-Crofts, inc.)|
|Responsibility:||by Clark L. Hull ...|