Essays Tagged: "Thorndike"

The issue of predjudice in "To kill a mockingbird" by Harper Lee

en, in other words, the historical content.Prejudice is defined in Comprehensive Desk Dictionary by Thorndike Barnhart asan 'opinion formed without taking the time and care to judge fairly'. The main ... gust 1960), 98-99.Lyell, Frank H. 'One Taxi Town'.New York Times Book Review, 10 (July 1960), 5, 18.Thorndike-Barnhart, Comprehensive Desk DictionaryDoubleday and Company, Inc. 1967

(6 pages) 90 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Define and explain Declarative, Psychodynamic, and Cognitive psychology

ental forces or causes (i.e. stimuli). Main psychologists in this area were Watson, Skinner, James, Thorndike and Pavlov.Skinner developed a psychology that concentrates not on the person but on those ...

(6 pages) 219 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Operant and Classical Conditioning

Classical conditioning was identified by Thorndike (pictured left), he experimented on a number of animals and generalised the results to hum ... onditioned response which has risen from unconditioned response caused by an unconditioned stimulus.Thorndike's Law of Exercise is the theory that when the stimulus and response are connected several ... lus generalisation.A strength of classical conditioning is that many study's such as Pavlov's Dogs, Thorndike's puzzle box and Watson and Rayner's "Little Albert" support the theory. However there are ...

(3 pages) 171 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Classical Conditioning Essay two: Discuss the processes involved in Operant and Classical conditioning.

trumental) conditioning consists of determining the Learning consequences of behaviour by assessing Thorndike's Law of Effect and the exploration of the concepts of Reinforcement, Generalisation, Disc ... mental responses became more frequent when they repeatedly produced a reinformcent were observed by Thorndike which enabled him to determine the difference between the behaviours resulting in the deve ...

(7 pages) 289 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How far have the police embraced the notion of 'diversity' as a response to recent legislation and governmental policy initiatives?

inciples of evolution that operated to generate the species: variation, competition and selection" (Thorndike & Benhart 615/1982)So have the police begun to embrace the notion of diversity? Do the ...

(9 pages) 93 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Epperson V Arkansas

e position thus held in any educational institution above mentioned. (32, Thorndike) In a written statement to the press, Epperson said: "I do not try to tea ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


sure those constructs”. The focus on animal studies, continuing on from where Watson, Pavlov and Thorndike had left off, promised precision because all processes seemed to be less complex in animal ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology