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Wallace Craig was an early comparative psychologist who wrote a seminal paper on behavioral organization in 1918. His career was cut short by his becoming deaf and being fired from his professorship. Our paper is an appreciation of its continuing importance at the century mark.

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Why is it important?

Craig influenced the theories of the early European ethologists and the study of bird, especially pigeon and dove behavior, including on the now extinct passenger pigeon.

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This page is a summary of: Wallace Craig’s Appetites and aversions as constituents of instincts: A centennial appreciation., Journal of Comparative Psychology, November 2018, American Psychological Association (APA),
DOI: 10.1037/com0000155.
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