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Kimble, Gregory A.

Overview
Works: 93 works in 329 publications in 5 languages and 11,741 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BF319, 150.922
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Most widely held works about Gregory A Kimble
 
Most widely held works by Gregory A Kimble
Portraits of pioneers in psychology by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a series of informal biographies about major figures in the history of psychology. A unique combination of expertise and human appeal, the volume places the contributions of each pioneer in a new and fascinating perspective. For instance, several of the authors use the novel approach of having the pioneers return to the present day to reflect back on their work as it relates to the here and now. Revisions of speeches given in a popular series of invited addresses at psychological conventions, the chapters offer appealing glimpses into the lives of individuals who made a diff
Principles of general psychology by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

64 editions published between 1956 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to use (and misuse) statistics by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of statistics; Pictures of data; Frequency distributions; The tasks of science; The laws of chance; The normal curve; Sampling the universe; Correlation; Uses and misuses of correlation; Anova; Computational appendix
Foundations of conditioning and learning by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics in the history of psychology( Book )

13 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volumes of this work consist of nineteen chapters. Seventeen were written by psychologists expert in a particular branch of our field. For this reason, the book as a whole is not organized chronologically, as reflected in our title Topics in the History of Psychology. The first chapter in each of the volumes are the editors' attempts to remedy this deficiency. The first volume covers the areas of conditioning and learning, human learning and memory, sensory and perceptual processes, comparative psychology, and physiological psychology. Volume 2 covers the history of behavioral genetics, psychological testing, developmental psychology, drives and motives, sleep and dreaming, psychotherapy, psychopathology, personality theory, and social psychology
Psychology : the hope of a science by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time in the history of psychology when many psychologists are troubled by the splintered condition of the field, Gregory Kimble proposes that the diverse perspectives in psychology share ways of thinking that can bring coherence to the discipline. Drawing on years of extensive research and scholarship, Kimble presents evidence for this potential unity. He portrays psychology as a natural science with relevance to human life and offers a set of axioms that hold the field together. Psychology is a two-part exploration of the concept of psychology as the science of behavior. The first part describes the traditional commitments of the scientific method and spells out the implications of those commitments for psychology. The second part develops a general theory within a framework that can be called functional behaviorism, which combines the imperative that a science of psychology must be about observable realities with the view that human behavior is the result of evolution. Kimble's proposals are of general significance and have stood the test of time: they were reasonably explicit in the writings of the giants in the history of psychology, and they apply in contexts that range from behavioral neurology to social action
Psychology and learning( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master Series, a continuing education program of 5 distinguished lectures, has been presented annually at the American Psychological Association convention since 1974. The lecture provides updates on the relevant issues, methodologies, and advances in research in a different area of specialization each year. This volume, "Psychology and Learning," is the 4th in a series of bound volumes derived from the Master Lecture presentations. Five lectures on the theme of psychology and learning were presented at the 1984 APA Convention by leading scholars in the study of animal and human learning. The lectures in this volume are by Gregory A. Kimble, Leonard Krasner, Jack L. Michael, Lauren B. Resnick, and John Garcia. The volume should appeal to scholars and professional practitioners, to students who are just beginning their training in the field, and to nonpsychologists who wish to stay informed about current issues in the psychology of learning. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Principles of psychology by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of pioneers in psychology by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilgard and Marquis' Conditioning and learning by Ernest R Hilgard( Book )

31 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Theories of learning which make use of conditioning principles are not related in a simple manner to the facts from conditioning experiments. This book represents an effort to place the facts and theories into some sort of order through critical exposition. The net result is not a finished theory; in many instances we have found it necessary to point to several alternative conceptions. The examination of the relation of conditioning to other basic learning experiments has at other points revealed serious gaps in our knowledge which future experimentation must fill. Although conditioning has sometimes been proposed as a basic concept for the fields of cerebral physiology, of mental hygiene and personality, and of the higher thought processes, we have found it desirable to place greatest emphasis upon the relation of conditioning to learning theory. In the later chapters we have surveyed the possibilities of applying conditioning concepts within some of the other fields"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)
Portraits of pioneers in psychology by Michael Wertheimer( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third volume in a series devoted to luminaries in the history of psychology--features chapter authors who are themselves highly visible and eminent scholars. They provide glimpses of the giants who shaped modern cognitive and behavioral science, and shed new light on their contributions and personalities, often with a touch of humor or whimsy and with fresh personal insights. The animated style, carefully selected details, and lively perspective make the people, ideas, and controversies in the history of psychology come alive. The fields touched on in this and other volumes cove
Portraits of pioneers in psychology( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of pioneers in psychology( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Condicionamiento y aprendizaje by Ernest R Hilgard( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of pioneers in psychology( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of pioneers in psychology( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of pioneers in psychology( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of pioneers in psychology : volume 2 by Gregory A Kimble( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A major aim of the books in this series is to promote psychology's appreciation of the neglected giants in its history. The chapters document the significance of these early contributions, many of them made more than a century ago. Most of the chapters are revisions of invited addresses delivered at psychological conventions. Several of the authors are students, colleagues, or offspring of their pioneers and all of them are intrigued by the life and work of the psychologists about whom they have written. All of the portraits are informal; on occasion, even humorous. Some are "impersonations."
Topics in the History of Psychology : Volume II by Gregory A Kimble( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Topics in the history of psychology by Gregory A Kimble( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
 
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Alternative Names
Kimble, G. A.

Kimble, Gregory A.

Kimble, Gregory A. 1917-

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Spanish (21)

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