Edward Thorndike
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Philosophy of Mind
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Synopsis:
  • Animals learn based on the outcome of their actions ("law of effect")
  • The mind as a network
  • Learning occurs when elements are connected
  • Behavior is due to the association of stimuli with responses that is generated through those connections
  • A habit is a chain of "stimulus-response" pairs
  • Animals learn based on the outcome of their actions ("law of effect")
  • The mind as a network
  • Learning occurs when elements are connected
  • Behavior is due to the association of stimuli with responses that is generated through those connections
  • A habit is a chain of "stimulus-response" pairs

(Copyright © 2005 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions - Termini d'uso )