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Encyclopedia > Robert Thorndike

Robert L. Thorndike (1910-1990) was a psychometrician and educational psychologist who made significant contributions to cognitive ability testing. Like his father, Edward Thorndike, he conducted research in both animal and human psychology. With Irving Lorge, Thorndike published a standardized test in 1954 which later became, with the collaboration of Elizabeth Hagen, the widely used Cognitive Ability Test. 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... For information regarding the parapsychology phenomenon of distance knowledge, see psychometry. ... Educational psychology is the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching, and the social psychology of schools as organizations. ... Edward Lee Thorndike (August 31, 1874 - August 9, 1949) was an American psychologist who spent nearly his entire career at Teachers College, Columbia University. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Preceded by:
Patrick Suppes
President of the

American Educational Research Association
1974-1975
Patrick Colonel Suppes (b. ... The American Educational Research Association is a professional organization representing educational researchers in the United States. ...

Succeeded by:
Gene V. Glass

 
 

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