subjects were nonhumans. One of his influences on education is seen by his ideas on mass marketing of tests and textbooks at that time. "A Note on the Failure of Educated Persons to Understand Simple Geometrical Facts The Mathematics Teacher, Vol. Among Thorndikes later works of note were The Psychology of Wants, Interests, and Attitudes (1935) and Human Nature and the Social Order (1940). 8 Eugenic views edit Thorndike was a proponent of eugenics. "Notes on Practice, Improvability, and the Curve of Work The American Journal of Psychology, Vol.
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"The Resemblance of Young Twins in Handwriting The American Naturalist, Vol. Miscellany edit "Instinct in Biological Lectures From The Marine Biological Laboratory of Woods Holl, 1899. They have all been about animal intelligence, never about animal stupidity." 13 Thorndike meant to distinguish clearly whether or not cats escaping from puzzle boxes were using insight. 33 Thorndike's word books edit Thorndike composed three different word books to assist teachers with word and reading instruction. "The Mental Antecedents of Voluntary Movements The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, Vol. Watson in his famous behaviorist manifesto. As he himself put it, this work marked a 'change from books of general argumentation on the basis of common experience interpreted in terms of the faculty psychology, to monographs reporting detailed and often highly technical experiments interpreted in terms of original and acquired connections. "Mental Fatigue The Psychological Review, Vol. "An Experiment in Grading Problems in Algebra The Mathematics Teacher, Vol.