Edward Lee Thorndike


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Noun1.Edward Lee Thorndike - United States educational psychologist (1874-1949)
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In 1911, another American psychologist Edward Lee Thorndike published the Law of Effect, the principle of learning that states "responses that produce a satisfying effect in a particular situation become more likely to occur again in that situation, and responses that produce a discomforting effect become less likely to occur again in that situation." Many years later, in 1970, R.
O mais notorio exemplo da psicologia comportamental do seculo XIX foi Edward Lee Thorndike (1874-1949), que estudou a aprendizagem em humanos e nao humanos e formulou a lei do efeito.
Warner Burke (Edward Lee Thorndike Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as the Chair of the Department of Organization and Leadership) continues to be esteemed and recommended as a graduate school level text for university course work in the disciplines of industrial psychology, business administration, and organizational behavior.