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Clark L. Hull (1388)

Interests
Clinical psychology, experimental psychology, personality and social psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology, physiological and comparative psychology
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1884, nr Akron, New York State, USA
Died
1952, New Haven Connecticut, USA
Short Biography
Clark Leonard Hull (May 24, 1884 – May 10, 1952) was an influential American psychologist who sought to explain learning and motivation by scientific laws of behavior. Hull is known for his debates with Edward C. Tolman. He is also known for his work in ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA University of Michigan, 1913
  • PhD University of Wisconsin, 1918
Appointments & Honors
  • University of Wisconsin, University of Psychology, 1916-27, Assistant Professor, 1920-2, Associate Professor, 1922-5, Professor, 1925-9
  • Professor of Psychology, Yale University Institute of Human Relations, 1929-47
  • President, APA, 1936
  • Sterling Professor of Psychology, Yale University, 1947-52
  • Fellow, AAAS
Principal Publications
  • 1920 Quantitative aspects of the evolution of concepts: An experimental study. Psychological Monographs, 28, No. 123.
  • 1924 The influence of tobacco smoking on mental and motor efficiency. Psychological Monographs, 33, No. 150.
  • 1928 Aptitude Testing. World Book Co.
  • 1929 A functional interpretation of the conditioned reflex. Psychological Review, 26, 498-511.
  • 1929 A mechanical parallel to the conditioned reflex. Scienee, 70, 14-15.
  • 1930 Knowledge and purpose as habit mechanisms. Psychological Review, 37, 511-25.
  • 1931 Goal attraction and directing ideas conceived as habit phenomena. Psychological Review, 38, 487-506.
  • 1933 Hypnosis and Suggestibility. Appleton- Century-Crofts.
  • 1935 The conflicting psychologies of learning - a way out. Psychological Review, 42, 491-516.
  • 1937 Mind, mechanism, and adaptive behavior. Psychological Review, 44, 1-32.
  • 1940 Mathematica-Deductive Theory of Rote Learning. Yale University Press (with C. I. Hovland, R. T. Ross, M. Hall, D. T. Perkins and F. B. Fitch).
  • 1943 Principles of Behavior. Appleton-Century.
  • 1951 Essentials of Behavior. Yale University Press.
  • 1952 A Behavior System. Yale University Press.