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Edward Thorndike
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Born: August 31, 1874

Died: August 9, 1949 (aged 74)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Psychologist

Bio: Edward Lee Ted Thorndike was an American psychologist who spent nearly his entire career at Teachers College, Columbia University. His work on animal behavior and the learning process led to the theory of connectionism and helped lay the scientific foundation for modern educational psychology. He also worked on solving industrial problems, such as employee exams and testing.

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