Thorndike (1874 – 1949) – Experimental rigour and why Latin doesn’t give you transferable skills… — Donald Clark Plan B

Edward Thorndike deserves much more attention than he gets in the history of educational psychology. Inspired by William James, he was an assiduous experimenter, who revolutionised experimental psychology by introducing scientific rigour into his work. This led to ground-breaking work in important learning topics such as ‘transfer’, a topic often ignored in learning theory and…

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