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Thorndike

[thawrn-dahyk]
noun
1.
Ashley Horace, 1871–1933, U.S. literary historian and teacher.
2.
Edward Lee, 1874–1949, U.S. psychologist and lexicographer.
3.
(Everett) Lynn, 1882–1965, U.S. historian and scholar (brother of Ashley Horace Thorndike).
4.
Dame Sybil, 1882–1976, English actress.
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Thorndike (ˈθɔːnˌdaɪk)
 
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1.  Edward Lee. 1874--1949, US psychologist, who worked on animals and proposed that all learnt behaviour is regulated by rewards and punishments (Thorndike's law or law of effect)
2.  Dame (Agnes) Sybil. 1882--1976, British actress

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Thorndike Thorn·dike (thôrn'dīk'), Edward Lee. 1874-1949.

American educational psychologist noted for his study of animal intelligence and for his methods of measuring intelligence.

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