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Author Innis, Nancy K
Title Reflections on Adaptive Behavior : Essays in Honor of J. E. R. Staddon
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2008
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Theoretical Behaviorist: John E. R. Staddon -- 2 Making Analogies Work: A Selectionist Model of Choice Behavior -- 3 Variation and Selection in Response Structures -- 4 Control of Response Variability: Call and Pecking Location in Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) -- 5 Rules of Thumb for Choice Behavior in Pigeons -- 6 Choice and Memory -- 7 The Spatial Memory of African Elephants (Loxodonta africana): Durability, Interference, and Response Biases -- 8 Interval Timing and Memory: Breaking the Clock -- 9 Learning Mechanisms in Multiple-Time-Scale Theory -- 10 Mechanisms of Adaptive Behavior: Beyond the Usual Suspects -- 11 Varieties of the Behaviorist Experience: Histories of John E. R. Staddon -- 12 Santayana Told Us, or The Prevalence of Radical Behaviorism -- 13 The End of Psychology: What Can We Expect at the Limits of Inquiry? -- 14 Reflections on I-O Psychology and Behaviorism -- 15 A New Paradigm for the Integration of the Social Sciences -- References -- Contributors -- Epilogue: Nancy Karen Innis, 1941-2004 -- Index
J. E. R. Staddon's colleagues and former students discuss Staddon's work as a "theoretical behaviorist" and his influence on their own research
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Innis, Nancy K. Reflections on Adaptive Behavior : Essays in Honor of J. E. R. Staddon Cambridge : MIT Press,c2008 9780262090445
Subject Adaptability (Psychology);Adjustment (Psychology);Behaviorism (Psychology)
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