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Although in general agreement with Leeper's placing theory of emotions in a motivational framework, an attempt is made to extend criticisms and theoretical ramifications indicated by him. It is noted that these arguments have failed to integrate the problem of emotions. Starting from Tolman and...
Issue is taken with Hilgard's evaluation of Thorndike's views on learning. It is considered that Thorndike's laws of learning will survive this new criticism. 20 references.
Consideration is given to Leeper's viewpoints. While agreeing with Leeper, the author considers that the former does not go far enough in the fight against current theories of emotion. The author restates her own views on the subject. 8 references.
Presents an obituary for Chester Elijah Kellogg (1888-1948). Kellogg took his A.B. degree in the classics from Bowdoin College in 1911, and went on to Harvard to study psychology under Münsterberg, whom he assisted as a teaching fellow; he received the doctorate in 1914. From that time until his...
A study was made to discover the consequences for perceptual organization when the construction of a stable and meaningful environment is thwarted. Material was presented tachistoscopically to experimental and to control groups. After the initial series, the experimental group were subjected to...
Influence of the subject's set on retention has received relatively little attention. Data and experimental design of typical experiments on retroactive inhibition are cited. Then conditions where set is taken into consideration are discussed with illustrative data. Factors which may operate to...
All judgments are made with respect to a frame of reference. Originating with psychophysic experiments, the notion of frames of reference was extended to social behavior. An attempt is made to show how the theory of adaptation level can provide a quantitative approach to phenomena of level,...
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