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Two-factor learning theory is re-examined in the light of research on secondary reinforcement and the proprioceptive control of behavior. The result is a modification of the position which makes it more compatible with field-type theories than before. The concept of habit is given a new meaning...
"This paper is an attempt to appraise the present status of reinforcement and expectancy theories as exemplified by Hull's latest revision and MacCorquodale and Meehl's recent "formalization' of Tolman's view. Specifically, the 2 systems are compared in their approaches to the derivation of...
"The main difficulty with inference by confirmation is that a given theory does not uniquely imply a certain consequence; that consequence may also be implied by alternative theories of psychology. To make a valid inference (inference by indirect evidence), other probabilities must be taken into...
"In this paper I have attempted to identify some of the structural characteristics that are typical of the "psychological' environments of organisms. We have seen that an organism in an environment with these characteristics requires only very simple perceptual and choice mechanisms to satisfy...
"The arguments presented here are tentative, and in many respects speculative, yet they offer a consistent theory of form perception as an alternative to the diffusion hypothesis, which lacks neurophysiological foundation. The theory from which these arguments have been derived, although itself...
A variety of researches are examined from the standpoint of information theory. It is shown that the unaided observer is severely limited in terms of the amount of information he can receive, process, and remember. However, it is shown that by the use of various techniques, e.g., use of several...
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