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Connectionism: Present Concepts and Interpretations

by Arthur I. Gates - 1942

The type of psychology usually referred to in this volume as connectionism has also been called "S-R bond psychology," "dynamic psychology," stimulus-response psychology, the reaction hypothesis, and the like. Stimulus-response psychology is usually regarded as a modern development of associationism although, as Dr. Sandiford has pointed out in chapter iii, it has been developed to a point where it now has very little in common with any form of associationism in existence before 1900. Connectionism since that time has been developed in many forms, both in systematic accounts and in well-rounded applications to almost every field of life—animal behavior, advertising, business and industry, abnormal behavior, social affairs,

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 41, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 43 Number 10, 1942, p. 141-164
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20460, Date Accessed: 10/31/2020 9:50:31 AM

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