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ance of the instincts so defined. For instance, in the white rat it is fair to say that,
by our definition, there are found the hunger instinct, the sex instinct, the maternal
instinct. In the monkey the sexual instinct has definitely disappeared, the hunger
Most anti-instinctivists, e.g., Bernard, Watson, Kuo, and others, in the 20's and
30's criticized instinct theory on the ground that instincts could not be described in
specific stimulus-response terms. What this boils down to is the accusation that ...
As we have seen above, a serious mistake of the early instinct theorists was to
overstress man's continuity with the animal world, without at the same time
stressing the profound differences between the human species and all others.
We can ...
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