What Comparative Psychology is about
Comparative (or zoological) psychology is concerned with the genesis (evolution and development), control, and consequences of a broad range of behavioral patterns. It emerged during the late 19th…
The Chicago Five: a family group of integrative psychobiologists.
- PsychologyHistory of psychology
The "Chicago Five" was a group of integrative psychobiologists, including Frank A. Beach, Donald O. Hebb, David Krech, Norman R. F. Maier, and Theodore C. Schneirla, all of whom worked with Karl S.…
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The effects of early visual experience on the cat's visual cortex and their possible explanation by Hebb synapses.
- BiologyThe Journal of physiology
It was confirmed that most cortical neurones prefer vertical stimulus orientations when experience is restricted to vertical contours in both eyes, and that, if the experienced orientations are different in the two eyes, each eye dominates over those neurones whose orientation preference corresponds to the orientation this eye has experienced.
Luminous targets: Visibility fluctuations modified by similar verbal responses
Ss reported visibility fluctuations in a luminous target consisting of small, medium, and large circles. Each S had previously learned a response to each of the three circles. The experimental group…
Essay on mind
- Psychology, Philosophy
Mind as a Biological Problem. Self-Knowledge and the Self. Biological Threads in the Philosophic Fabric. The Evolution of Mind and Behavior. Heredity, the I.Q., and Attendant Confusions. A…
Visual perception approached by the method of stabilized images.
- Psychology, MedicineCanadian journal of psychology