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Learning and instinct in animals.

Author: W H Thorpe
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed., extensively rev. and enlView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thorpe, W.H. (William Homan), 1902-1986.
Learning and instinct in animals.
Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1963
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W H Thorpe
OCLC Number: 4360743
Description: x, 558 pages illustrations, map, diagrams 24 cm
Contents: Directiveness and purposiveness --
The nature of drive and its place in the theory of instinct --
Habituation --
Associative learning: conditioning and trial-and-error --
Latent learning and insight learning and their relation to trial-and-error --
The evidence for insight learning and insight --
Insight and perception --
The mechanisms of learning --
Protozoa and lower metazoa --
Worms and molluscs --
Arthropods --
Fish --
Amphibians and reptiles --
Birds --


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