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Cats in a puzzle box

Edwin R. Guthrie

Cats in a puzzle box

by Edwin R. Guthrie

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Rinehart in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Association of ideas.,
  • Animal intelligence.

  • Edition Notes

    This account, describing escapes from a puzzle box by laboratory cats, was written primarily for psychologists or for biologists who have some familiarity with the theories of learning. Pref.

    Statementby Edwin R. Guthrie and George P. Horton.
    ContributionsHorton, George Plant, 1904- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF365 .G8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6499259M
    LC Control Number46006762
    OCLC/WorldCa2336227

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Cats in a puzzle box by Edwin R. Guthrie,Rinehart edition, in English - 1st : Cats in a puzzle box. [Edwin R Guthrie; George Plant Horton] -- This account, describing escapes from a puzzle box by laboratory cats, was written primarily for psychologists or for biologists who have some familiarity with the theories of learning.

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Hungry cats were individually placed into a box that could be opened by the animal via a device such as a latch. Once outside of the box, the cats gained access to food (a positive reinforcer).

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The puzzle box itself had a door which was shut by weighted string, and that string was attached to a lever or switch; by operating these, the door would open.

The essential idea is that behavior can be modified by its consequences, as Thorndike found in his famous experiments with hungry cats in puzzle boxes.

The cat was placed in a box that could be opened if the cat pressed a lever or pulled a loop. Thorndike noted the amount of time it took the cat to free itself on successive trials in the box.

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Scared and in an unfamiliar place Daniel ducks into. Get this from a library. Cats in a puzzle box. [Edwin R Guthrie; George Plant Horton; Psychological Cinema Register (Pennsylvania State University);] -- Uses a modern version of the Thorndike problem box.

Cats, placed in a box with transparent wall, learn to press against an upright pole to open a door and obtain food. Each finally learns to push. placing a cat inside a “puzzle box,” an apparatus from which the animal could escape and obtain food only by pressing a panel, opening a catch, or pulling on a loop of string.

Thorndike measured the speed with which the cat gained its release from the box on successive trials. Thorndike studied learning in animals (usually cats). He devised a classic experiment in which he used a puzzle box (see fig.

1) to empirically test the laws of learning. Fig 1: Simplified graph of the result of the puzzle box experiment. He placed a cat in the puzzle box, which was encourage to escape to reach a scrap of fish placed outside.

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Get step by step instructions on how to solve this puzzle from Puzzle. A cat in box 1 has to move to box 2 the next day; a cat in box 5 has to move to box 4 the next day. Furthermore, the box number the cat occupies alternates between even and odd numbers. We first devise a strategy to catch a cat that starts in an even numbered box.Thorndike primarily used cats in his puzzle boxes.

When the cats were put into the cages they would wander restlessly and meow, but they did not know how to escape. Eventually, the cats would step on the switch on the floor by chance, and the door would open.