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Guthrie, Edwin R. (1886–1959)

  1. Ralph W. Lundin

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0396

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Lundin, R. W. 2010. Guthrie, Edwin R. (1886–1959). Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.

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  1. Wheaton, IL

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Edwin R. Guthrie received the PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1912. He spent his entire academic career at the University of Washington until his retirement in 1956. In 1958, the year before his death, he was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the American Psychological Foundation.


  • behaviorism;
  • contiguity;
  • experimental psychology;
  • learning