Handbook of Mental Deficiency: Psychological Theory and Research

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SUBJECT INDEX
Abnormal behavior, 574-601
psychological studies, 592-595
research, 595-597
(See alsoDisturbed behavior)
Abstract attitude, 559
Abstract and concrete behavior, 453-458
Abstract operations in thinking, 310-311, 315
Abstraction, 525, 531-532, 550-551
etiological differences in, 452-453
and learning, 447-453
verbal factors in, 449-452
Academic achievement, 46, 74-76, 87-90
of educable retarded, 678-682
Academic aspirations, 88
Academic recognition, 75
Acceptance of retarded child, 77
Accommodation, 298, 303, 304, 307, 309
Acetylcholine in rat brains, 270, 271
Achievement (seeAcademic achievement)
Activation, 560, 562
(See alsoAttention)
Activity, correlates of, 640-652
measures of, 633-640, 651
theories of, 652-657
Activity cycles, 652
Activity level, 88, 632-663
Adopted children (seeFamily studies)
Adrenal glands, 645
Afferent motor apraxia, 364-365
Afferent neural interaction, 106
Aftereffects (seeIllusions; Perception)
Agrammatism, 360-361
Alpha rhythm, 646, 655, 663
blocking, 142, 153-154, 644, 646-648
(See alsoElectroencephalogram)
Amphetamines, 642, 650
Amsel's theory, 112-113
Analeptic drugs, 663
(See alsoDrugs)
Analyzer, auditory, 363-364, 379
motor, 363, 379-380
visual-spatial, 365
Anomie, 78
Anoxia, 570
Antisocial behavior, 591-592
Anxiety, 60, 76, 87-91, 94, 98, 109, 111 - 112, 124, 125, 127-130, 450-451, 530, 549, 593-594
(See alsoManifest Anxiety Scale)
Appetite, 85
Approach learning, 56-87
(See alsoLearning)
Archimedes spiral (seeIllusions)
Arousal, 646, 654, 655
(See alsoActivation)

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contributors vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xi
  • Contents xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I 9
  • 1 - Field Theory in Mental Deficiency 11
  • Introduction 11
  • References 36
  • 2 - A Social Learning Approach to Mental Retardation 41
  • Summary 86
  • References 86
  • 3 - Hull - Spence Behavior Theory and Mental Deficiency 92
  • Introduction 92
  • A Summing-Up 129
  • References 129
  • 4 - The Stimulus Trace and Behavioral Inadequacy 134
  • Summary 155
  • References 155
  • 5 - The Role of Attention in Retardate Discrimination Learning 159
  • References 220
  • 6 - Intelligence and Brain Damage 224
  • References 251
  • 7 - Genetic Aspects of Intelligent Behavior 253
  • References 291
  • 8 - The Application of Piaget's Theory to Research in Mental Deficiency 297
  • Introduction 297
  • References 323
  • 9 - Social Psychologies of Mental Deficiency 325
  • Summary 348
  • References 348
  • 10 - Psychological Studies of Mental Deficiency in the Soviet Union 353
  • Part II 389
  • 11 - Learning: Verbal, Perceptual-Motor, and Classical Conditioning 391
  • References 420
  • 12 Discrimination Learning 424
  • 12 Discrimination Learning 436
  • 13 - Problem - Solving and Conceptual Behavior 439
  • Conclusions 458
  • References 458
  • 14 - Sensory Processes and Mental Deficiency 463
  • Summary 476
  • References 476
  • 15 - Perceptual Processes 480
  • Conclusions 506
  • References 507
  • 16 - Language and Communication of Mental Defectives 512
  • Introduction 512
  • Summary and Overview 550
  • References 550
  • 17 - Psychophysiological Studies in Mental Deficiency 556
  • 17 - Psychophysiological Studies in Mental Deficiency 569
  • References 571
  • 18 - Abnormal Behavior and Mental Deficiency 574
  • Introduction 574
  • Summary and Conclusions 595
  • References 595
  • 19 - Motor Skills in Mental Deficiency 602
  • Summary 626
  • References 626
  • 20 - Research in Activity Level 632
  • Summary 657
  • References 657
  • 21 - Academic Skills 664
  • Summary 687
  • References 687
  • Contributors 691
  • Name Index 699
  • Subject Index 713
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