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Author Mook, Douglas G., 1934-

Title Classic experiments in psychology / Douglas Mook.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  BF198.7 .M66 2004    Available  ---
Description xv, 362 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Introduction -- 1. About experiments -- 2. A brief history of experimental psychology -- pt. 2. Psychobiology -- 3. Hermann von Helmholtz and the nerve impulse -- 4. Paul Broca and the speech center -- 5. Karl Lashley : brain mechanisms and learning -- 6. James Olds : reward systems in the brain -- 7. Vincent Dethier : feeding in a fly -- 8. S.P. Grossman : chemical coding in the brain -- 9. Roger Sperry and the bisected brain -- pt. 3. Motivation and emotion -- 10. Neal Miller : fear as a learnable drive -- 11. Neal Miller : conflict -- 12. David McClelland on achievement motivation -- 13. Harry Harlow : a tale of two mothers -- 14. Nikolaas Tinbergen : the study of instinct -- 15. Teitelbaum and Epstein : hunger, thirst, and the brain -- 16. Schachter and Singer : cognition and emotion -- 17. Herman and Polivy : human hunger and cognition -- 18. Walter Mischel and self-control -- pt. 4. Learning -- 19. Edward Thorndike and the law of effect -- 20. Ivan Pavlov and classical conditioning -- 21. Wolfgang Köhler and the mentality of apes -- 22. Edward Tolman and cognitive maps -- 23. B.F. Skinner and operant conditioning -- 24. John Garcia : conditioned taste aversion -- 25. Albert Bandura : imitation and social learning -- 26. Gordon Paul : learning theory in the clinic -- 27. Martin Seligman : learned helplessness -- 28. Lepper et al. on the costs of reward -- pt. 5. Memory -- 29. Hermann Ebbinghaus on memory -- 30. Frederic Bartlett : meaning and memory -- 31. Brenda Milner and the case of H.M. -- 32. Lloyd and Margaret Peterson : short-term forgetting -- 33. Elizabeth Loftus : leading questions and false memories -- 34. Gordon Bower on state-dependent memory -- 35. Collins and Quillian : the structure of semantic memory -- pt. 6. Cognition -- 36. F.C. Donders and reaction time -- 37. The cautionary tale of Clever Hans -- 38. A.S. Luchins on not being mindless -- 39. George Miller on the magic number seven -- 40. Festinger and Carlsmith : cognitive dissonance -- 41. Roger Shepard and mental rotation -- 42. Richard Herrnstein : concepts in pigeons -- 43. Tversky and Kahneman : the framing of decisions -- pt. 7. Perception -- 44. Ernst Weber : the muscle sense and Weber's law -- 45. Gustav Fechner and the measurement of mind -- 46. Max Wertheimer on apparent movement -- 47. Selig Hecht and adaptation to the dark -- 48. H.K. Hartline : lateral inhibition in the retina -- 49. Georg von Békésy : the mechanics of hearing -- 50. Jerome Bruner : motivation and perception -- 51. Gibson and Walk : the visual cliff -- 52. Lettvin et al. : what the frog's eye tells the frog's brain -- pt. 8. Social psychology -- 53. Theodore Newcomb : attitude change at college -- 54. Muzafer Sherif : prejudice and the robbers' cave -- 55. Kurt Lewin : tensions in the life space -- 56. Solomon Asch on conformity -- 57. Festinger et al. : when prophesy fails -- 58. Stanley Milgram on obedience to authority -- 59. Latané and Darley : the unresponsive bystander -- 60. Benjamin Franklin : Mesmer and animal magnetism.
Subject Psychology -- Experiments.
ISBN 0313318212 (alk. paper)