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An empirical clarification of motivational variables among Saskatchewan people of Indian ancestry
A lack of reliable knowledge regarding the problems facing Indian and Metis people has hindered the development of intelligent programs and policies to facilitate their healthy integration into the larger Canadian society. ...
Koehler's satiation theory and Deutsch's neurophysiological model of figural after-effects
A lifetime of work by Gestalt psychologists has culminated in an electrical field theory of cerebral integration which represents an attempt to explain a number of visual phenomena and even provide a bridge between the ...
The re-standardization of a socio-economic measure based on public school children in Saskatchewan
Cultural deprivation has been defined as "those aspects of middle class culture--such as education, books, formal language--from which these (culturally deprived) groups have not benefited" (Riesman, 1962, p.3). Riesman's ...
Delayed termination of the conditioned stimulus at different stages of avoidance learning
The study of avoidance behavior is not new to psychology; it was investigated in the laboratory as early as 1913 by the Russian physiologist, Bekhterev. Recently, however, avoidance learning has attracted the interest of ...
Response acquisition of Indian and non-Indian jail inmates
The purpose of this research was to evaluate response acquisition of Indian Ss relative to non-Indian Ss and to examine the relationships between questionnaire and performance data. A questionnaire, based on Harding's ...
Learning and perception in psychotics, neurotics and normals
There have been a number of attempts in recent years to bring theories and techniques in learning, motivation and perception to bear on the psychology of personality. Representative of these attempts is the work of Bruner ...