Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Assess the contributions of Walter Cannon, Karl Lashley, and John Garcia in their search for the brain basis of behavior.
  • Appraise the contributions of Donald Hebb, Brenda Milner, and Roger Sperry toward our understanding of the relationship between brain and mind.
  • Interpret Harry Harlow’s work with monkeys in terms of human development.
  • Evaluate the relevance of the ethological studies of Konrad Lorenz and Nikolaas Tinbergen to human development and behavior.