The Intelligent Imitator - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444883605, 9780080867496

The Intelligent Imitator, Volume 95

1st Edition

Towards an Exemplar Theory of Behavioral Choice

Authors: R. Kvadsheim
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444883605
eBook ISBN: 9780080867496
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 20th November 1992
Page Count: 358
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Table of Contents

Introduction. General Overview of the Model. The Model. Relationships to Other Models or Conceptual Frameworks. Principles of Acquisition and Application of Information. Introduction. Postulates. Behavior under Minimal Conditions. Introduction. Imitation under Minimal Conditions. Imitation in Neonates. Neonates as Possible Example of Actors Acting Under Minimal Conditions. Review of Research Results. Points of Controversy. Evaluation of the Alternative Explanations. Imitation under Conditions that are Functionally Equivalent to Minimal Conditions. Introduction. Imitation in Young Infants. Imitation in Abnormal Populations. Self Imitation. Summary and Conclusions. Behavior in a Restricted Context: Theory and Test Conditions. Introduction. The Impact of Past Action Observations on Current Values and Behavior. General Characteristics of Empirical Situations Establishing a Restricted Context for the Actor. Existing Research: Some General Remarks. Major Classes of Empirical Interpretations. Summary and Conclusions. How Does Direct Observation of Actions Affect the Observer? Introduction. Overview of Some Research. Social Influence in the Autokinetic Situation. The Autokinetic Illusion. Sherif's Experiments on Norm Formation. Sherif's Results: Are they Relevant and Do they Support the Theory? Explaining Sherif's Results: Is the Account Suggested by the Exemplar Theory of Behavioral Choice Better Than Sherif's Account in Terms of Norm Formation? Summary and Conclusions. The Impact of Direct Observation of Actions in Other Situations. Introduction. Modifications of Sherif's Experiment. Various Studies on the Impact of Social Models on an Observer. Incomplete Action Observations: The Impact of an Event Which is Interpreted by the Observer as the Intended Consequence of an Action. A Note on the Impact of Indirect Observation of Actions. Research on the Impact of Observing One's Own Actions. Summary and Conclusions. Summary and Conclusions. References. Subject Index. Author Index.


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Introduction. General Overview of the Model. The Model. Relationships to Other Models or Conceptual Frameworks. Principles of Acquisition and Application of Information. Introduction. Postulates. Behavior under Minimal Conditions. Introduction. Imitation under Minimal Conditions. Imitation in Neonates. Neonates as Possible Example of Actors Acting Under Minimal Conditions. Review of Research Results. Points of Controversy. Evaluation of the Alternative Explanations. Imitation under Conditions that are Functionally Equivalent to Minimal Conditions. Introduction. Imitation in Young Infants. Imitation in Abnormal Populations. Self Imitation. Summary and Conclusions. Behavior in a Restricted Context: Theory and Test Conditions. Introduction. The Impact of Past Action Observations on Current Values and Behavior. General Characteristics of Empirical Situations Establishing a Restricted Context for the Actor. Existing Research: Some General Remarks. Major Classes of Empirical Interpretations. Summary and Conclusions. How Does Direct Observation of Actions Affect the Observer? Introduction. Overview of Some Research. Social Influence in the Autokinetic Situation. The Autokinetic Illusion. Sherif's Experiments on Norm Formation. Sherif's Results: Are they Relevant and Do they Support the Theory? Explaining Sherif's Results: Is the Account Suggested by the Exemplar Theory of Behavioral Choice Better Than Sherif's Account in Terms of Norm Formation? Summary and Conclusions. The Impact of Direct Observation of Actions in Other Situations. Introduction. Modifications of Sherif's Experiment. Various Studies on the Impact of Social Models on an Observer. Incomplete Action Observations: The Impact of an Event Which is Interpreted by the Observer as the Intended Consequence of an Action. A Note on the Impact of Indirect Observation of Actions. Research on the Impact of Observing One's Own Actions. Summary and Conclusions. Summary and Conclusions. References. Subject Index. Author Index.


Details

No. of pages:
358
Language:
English
Copyright:
© North Holland 1992
Published:
Imprint:
North Holland
eBook ISBN:
9780080867496

About the Authors

R. Kvadsheim Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Oslo College of Engineering, Norway