Edward Chace Tolman & Purposive Behaviorism


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How is behaviorism defined?

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1. What does the term 'conditioning' mean?

2. How is Tolman's purposive behaviorism different from strict behaviorism?

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With this interactive quiz and printable worksheet you'll be quizzed on your understanding of purposive behaviorism and Edward Chace Tolman. Quiz questions will assess you on the definition of behaviorism and what is meant by 'conditioning'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine how much you know about these key points:

  • A difference between strict behaviorism and purposive behaviorism
  • What a cognitive map is according to Tolman
  • 'Tabula rasa' as a behaviorist phrase

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Edward Chace Tolman and purposive behaviorism
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as conditioning and behaviorism
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as purposive behaviorism and strict behaviorism

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Edward Chace Tolman & Purposive Behaviorism to learn more about the following topics:

  • An example of an experiment conducted to prove or disprove conditioning
  • How classical conditioning was observed in the experiment
  • What that type of conditioning means to strict behaviorists
  • Who Edward Chace Tolman was
  • Cognitive map and how the concept was proven by Tolman