Laboratory Experiments in Psychology

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CONTENTS
PREFACEv
1. The Temperature Senses1
2. Color Mixing6
3. The Reaction Time12
4. Differential Sensitivity to Weight20
5. An Introduction to Psychophysical Scaling25
6. The Method of Magnitude Estimation32
7. Magnitude Production and Cross-modality Matching38
8. Discrimination of Depth42
9. Perceiving Direction of Movement47
10. Size Constancy and Emmert's Law52
11. Apparent Movement56
12. The Tachistoscopic Perception of Verbal Patterns61
13. Human Verbal Learning67
14. Human Motor Skills and Transfer of Training70
15. Set and Performance74
16. Experimental Control of Observing84
17. Pavlovian Conditioning of the Galvanic Skin Response88
18. Imprinting93
Introduction to Chapters 19-2397
19. Basic Operant Phenomena: Acquisition, Continuous Reinforcement, Extinction, and Spontaneous Recover100
20. Successive Discrimination104
21. Conditioned Reinforcers and Chained Schedules of Reinforcement107
22. Schedules of Reinforcement110
23. Control of Behavior by Proprioceptive Discriminative Stimuli: A Mixed Fixed-Ratio, Fixed-interval Schedule of Reinforcement113

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