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Edwin Ray Guthrie (1302)

Clinical, experimental, experimental analysis of behavior, philosophical and theoretical
1886, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
1959, Seattle, Washington, USA
Short Biography
Edwin Ray Guthrie (/ˈɡʌθri/; (1886–1959) was a philosopher, mathematician, and later became a behavioral psychologist. Guthrie is best known for his one trial theory, nonreinforcement, and theories on contiguity learning. One word that his coworkers and ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of Nebraska, 1907
  • MA University of Nebraska, 1910
  • PhD University of Pennsylvania, 1912
Appointments & Honors
  • Hon. LLD, University of Nebraska, 1945
  • Dean of the Graduate School and Executive Officer in Charge of Academic Personnel, University of Washington
  • APA President, 1945
  • American Psychological Foundation, Gold Medal Award, 1958
Principal Publications
  • 1930 Conditioning as a principle of learning. Psychological Review, 37, 412-28.
  • 1934 Pavlov's theory of conditioning. Psychological Review, 41, 199-206.
  • 1934 Reward and punishment. Psychological Review, 41, 450-60.
  • 1935 The Psychology of Learning. Harper and Row. (Revised 1952.)
  • 1938 The Psychology of Human Conflict. Harper and Row.
  • 1939 Effect of outcome on learning. Psychological Review, 46, 480-5.
  • 1942 Conditioning: A theory of learning in terms of stimulus, response and association. Yearbook of National Society of the Study of Education, 41, part II, 17-60.
  • 1944 Personality in terms of associative learning. In J. Mc Vicker Hunt (ed.), Personality and the Behavior Disorders. Ronald.
  • 1945 Cats in a Puzzle Box. Holt (with G. D. Horton).
  • 1959 Association by contiguity. In S. Koch (ed.), Psychology: A Study ofa Science, vol. 2. McGraw- Hill.