Study Questions: Chapt. 8

  1. what is Morgan's Canon? How did it influence animal research?

  2. Who was "little Albert" and what role did he play in the history of behaviorism?

  3. How did Edward Tolman's neobehaviorism differ from that of Clark Hull's?

  4. How did Skinner's and Thorndike's methods of conditioning differ from that of Pavlov?

  5. Why did John Watson decide to enter the field of advertising?

  6. Comment on John Watson's (1913) behaviorist manifesto where he claims, "Psychology, as the behaviorist views it, is a purely objective, experimental branch of natural science which needs introspection as little as do the sciences of chemistry and physics."

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