Human Learning

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INDEX
Abstraction, 138, 140ff., 156f., 178
Acceptability of response, 114ff., 131, 132
Addition of elements, learning by, 124, 126ff.
Adjustment toward learning, 38, 117f., 119ff., 145
After-effects of a connection, 30ff., 106, 116, 144. See also Satisfiers and Annoyers
Analysis, ability for, 118; learning by, 138, 143, 156f., 178
Animal learning, 35, 36f., 133, 134f., 136, 163ff., 179, 180
Annoyers, 36, 46, 57ff., 106, 132, 145
ANREP, G. V., 25
Anticipatory reaction, theory of, 16
Areas, estimating, experiments in, 33ff., 49, 74ff.; of certain shapes, experiments in, 77ff.
Association, learning by, 94, 132, 144, 145, 166, 171ff., 181ff.; vs. reasoning, 147ff., 156ff., 165ff., 181f.
Associationism, 124, 160f.
Atomism, 122
Attentiveness in learning, role of, 19ff.
Attitude, influence of, in learning, 119ff.; influence of, for satisfaction, 120ff.
Availability of response, 89, 102, 121, 132, 144
AYLESWORTH, M., 36, 46
BAYNE, T. L., 106
Behavior sequence, 126ff.
Belonging, principle of, 19ff., 101, 106, 124; experiment in, 20ff., 23ff., 54
BERITOFF, I. S., 25
Bond, see Connection
BROWN, H. W., 169
CARR, H. A., 65
Chimpanzees, experiments with, 134f., 179, 180
Closure, principle of, 126, 130, 131
Cockroaches, experiments with, 163
Comparison, of elements of situations, 140ff.; of lines, experiment in, 53f.
Competing connections, lack of, 113
Completion of curves, letters, 94ff.; phrases, 97; words, 13ff.
Complexity of cooperation of neurones, 166ff.
Concepts, development of, 143f.
Concomitants of elements, varying, 140
Conditional reflex, 25, 104ff.
Configurations, 118, 123, 125, 127ff.
Congruity, a factor in learning, 65
Crabs, experiments with, 163
Connection, 4f., 8, 16ff., 122, 140ff.; after-effects on, 30ff., 106, 116, 144; by system vs. habit, 94ff.; effect of belonging upon, 20ff., 23ff.; in problem solving, 92ff.; in purposive thinking, 92ff.; strength of, 4, 8, 22, 31, 103; various meanings of, 18, 62f.
Connectionist, 121, 124
Consummatory response, a factor in learning, 65, 103
Contrast of elements of a situation, 140ff.
Coöperation of connections, 131, 147ff., 166ff.

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