Tolman, Edward Chase (1886–1959)
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Staff 2010. Tolman, Edward Chase (1886–1959). Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Edward Chase Tolman received his first degree, in engineering, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. However, he later changed to psychology and was awarded the PhD degree by Harvard in 1915. He taught for a while at Northwestern University, but he spent most of his career (1918–1954) at the University of California at Berkeley, where he established his rat laboratory.
- experimental psychology;
- latent learning