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Thorn·dike(thôrn′dīk′), Edward Lee 1874-1949.
American educational psychologist noted for his study of animal intelligence and his methods of measuring intelligence.
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1. (Biography) Edward Lee. 1874–1949, US psychologist, who worked on animals and proposed that all learnt behaviour is regulated by rewards and punishments (Thorndike's law or law of effect)
2. (Biography) Dame (Agnes) Sybil. 1882–1976, British actress
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1. Edward Lee, 1874–1949, U.S. psychologist and lexicographer.
2. Dame Sybil, 1882–1976, English actress.
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