Animal intelligence: An experimental study of the associative processes in animals.

@article{Thorndike1898AnimalIA,
  title={Animal intelligence: An experimental study of the associative processes in animals.},
  author={Edward Lee Thorndike},
  journal={American Journal of Psychology},
  year={1898},
  volume={2},
  pages={149}
}
  • E. Thorndike
  • Published 1 September 1898
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Psychology
II T his monograph is an attempt at an explanation of the nature of the process of association in the animal mind. Inasmuch as there have been no extended researches of a character similar to the present one either in subject-matter or experimental method, it is necessary to explain briefly its standpoint. Our knowledge of the mental life of animals equals in the main our knowledge of their sense-powers, of their instincts or reactions performed without experience, and of their reactions which… 

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