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Purposive behavior in animals and men.

Author: Edward Chace Tolman
Publisher: New York, Century [©1932]
Series: Century psychology series.
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Tolman, Edward Chace, 1886-1959.
Purposive behavior in animals and men.
New York, Century [©1932]
(OCoLC)904101820
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Chace Tolman
OCLC Number: 1279570
Description: xiv, 463 pages illustrations.
Contents: Behavior, a molar phenomenon --
Demands and means-end-readiness --
Demands for goal-objects --
Expectations of goal-objects and means-objects --
Discrimination and manipulanda --
Expectations of means-end-relations --
Means-end-distances --
Spatial direction and spatial hierarchies --
Mnemonization, perception, inference, sign-gestalt-expectations --
Learning and delayed reaction --
Inference: the means-end-field --
Means-end-capacities --
Conscious awareness and ideation --
Inventive ideation --
Speech and introspection --
Sensation and images --
Feeling and emotion --
Appetites and aversions --
Second --
order drives: personality-mechanisms --
Instinct, chain appetites and aversions, skills --
The nature and laws of learning-the conditions reflex doctrine --
The nature of learning: the trial and error doctrine --
The nature of learning: the doctrine of purposive behaviorism --
The final variables of purposive behaviorism --
Summary and conclusion.
Series Title: Century psychology series.

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