Edward Thorndike – There is no reasoning, no…

There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison there is no thinking about…


“There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together there are no ideas – the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform.”
-Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike – Human beings are accustomed to…

Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling…


“Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature.”
-Edward Thorndike