Conflict, arousal, and curiosity.


New York, McGraw-Hill, 1960.

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Other Title Arousal and curiosity
Subjects Atención (Aprendizaje)
Attitude (psychologie)
Behaviorism.
Béhaviorisme (Psychologie)
Cognition.
Comportement humain.
Condicionamiento exploratorio.
Exploratief gedrag.
Human behavior.
Motivation (psychologie)
Perception.
Sciences du comportement.
Waakzaamheid.
Series McGraw-Hill series in psychology.
Description xii, 350 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1960.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. Stimulus selection and conflict -- 2. Novelty, uncertainty, conflict, complexity : Novelty ; Uncertainty and information theory ; Degree of conflict ; Complexity ; Collative variables -- 3. Attention : The reticular arousal system ; The direction of attention ; Attention in performance ; Attention in learning ; Attention in remembering ; Conclusions -- 4. Exploratory behavior: II. locomotor exploration : Determinants of inspective locomotor exploration ; Interaction with other activities and the drives corresponding to them ; Inquisitive locomotor exploration and spontaneous alternation ; Locomotor exploration and learning -- 6. Exploratory behavior: III. investigatory responses : Extrinsic investigatory responses ; Intrinsic investigatory responses in mice and rats ; Intrinsic investigatory responses in monkeys and apes ; Intrinsic investigatory responses in human infants ; Intrinsic investigatory responses in human adults and older children -- 7. Toward a theory of exploratory behavior: I. arousal and drive : the concept of drive ; Determinants of arousal ; Interaction between the RAS and the cerebral cortex ; Arousal tonus and anticipatory arousal ; Boredom -- 8. Toward a theory of exploratory behavior: II. arousal potential: perceptual curiosity: and learning : The relief of perceptual curiosity by specific exploration ; The arousal jag ; The quest for intermediate arousal potential ; Equivalence of various forms of arousal potential ; Intraindividual and interindividual differences ; Exploration, arousal, perceptual curiosity, and learning in general -- 9. Art and humor : Unity in diversity ; Aesthetic organization ; Rhythm ; Experimental aesthetics ; Mathematical aesthetics ; Variations in taste ; Balance ; The dynamics of arousal ; Humor -- 10. Epistemic behavior: knowledge and thinking : Varieties of epistemic behavior ; The functioning of knowledge ; The development of thinking ; The motivational problems of thinking ; The role of extrinsic motivation ; The role of conceptual conflict ; Individual differences -- 11. Toward a theory of epistemic behavior: conceptual conflict and epistemic curiosity : Varieties of conceptual conflict ; The sequence of events ; The reduction of conflict by the acquisition of knowledge ; Experimental evidence ; Conclusions.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)224052
(OCoLC)ocm00224052
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WorldCat Identities Berlyne, D. E.
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