Ch 10: Antecedent Influences on Behaviorism

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Study for an upcoming test or finish your homework assignments with help from this informative chapter. By reviewing these video and text lessons, you can learn all you need to know about influences on behaviorism and get a great grade in class.

Antecedent Influences on Behaviorism - Chapter Summary

Review the important influences on the psychological study of behaviorism with these fun lessons. The chapter's lessons explore the theories and research of psychologists such as Ivan Pavlov and Edward Thorndike. Use the lessons to gather information about classical conditioning and to learn more about the basis for the behavioral perspective in psychology.

Work at your own pace as you watch the videos and take the self-assessment quizzes to see how well you understand the material. By reviewing these tools, you'll have access to a comprehensive, flexible study guide you can view on any mobile device or computer at any time. If you get stuck while working through these lessons, feel free to contact an instructor for additional help. This chapter introduces you to the following topics:

  • How animal psychology influences behaviorism
  • Thorndike's law of effect
  • How Ivan Pavlov contributed to psychology with his experiments
  • Bekhterev's theory of associated reflexes

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