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  • Tool use in animals

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  • Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury

    Welcome to the homepage of the Center on Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury (COMBI), an online resource for those needing detailed information and support in regards to outcome measures for brain injuries.

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  • Burrhus F. Skinner

    In dealing with Skinner, we are concerned with a theorist who now espouses no theory, a systematist whose system is still developing, and a constructive thinker some of whose most important contributions have been those of a critic.

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  • John Broadus Watson and Psychology from the Standpoint of a Behaviorist

    It would be difficult to overstate the importance of this text for the spread of behaviorism. Not only did Watson succeed in presenting a reasonably coherent, developmental, stimulus-response treatment of phenomena ranging from basic emotional and instinctive reactions in infancy to thinking, personality, and psychopathology in adults, he provided an overarching structure.

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  • Konrad Lorenz

    An autobiography by Konrad Lorenz.

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  • Sigmund Freud Museum Vienna

    The home page of the Sigmund Freud Museum Vienna offers virtual guided tours through the museum, a biography of Freud, an audio library, a database of quotations and a lot more.

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  • Evaluation Criteria

    The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: or, Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources.

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  • School Psychology Resources Online

    Online resources for school psychogists, parents and educators. Find information on learning disabilities, ADHD, gifted, autism, adolescence, parenting, psychological assessment, classroom management, special education, mental retardation, mental health, and more.

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  • The Prisoners' Dilemma

    Prisoners' Dilemma is a game which has been and continues to be studied by people in a variety of disciplines, ranging from biology through sociology and public policy. Among its interesting characteristics are that it is a "non-zero-sum"game: the best strategy for a given player is often one that increases the payoff to one's partner as well.

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  • Strunk, William. 1918. The Elements of Style

    This book is intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature. It aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style.

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  • Classical and Operant Conditioning in Drosophila at the Flight Simulator

    The brain's primary objective is to carry out certain adaptive behaviors. It is fine-tuned by evolution to safely govern its carrier through life and to achieve successful reproduction. There are two alternatives to accomplish this task: by innate behavior programs (e.g. reflexes, stimulus-response chains etc.) adapted by evolution or acquired behavioral traits, adapted by experience.

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  • The Misbehavior of Organisms Keller Breland and Marian Breland (1961)

    The Misbehavior of Organisms: Keller Breland and Marian Breland. When what the experimenter wants and/or expects runs into the animal's instincts.

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