The learning of a task depends upon the capacity of the learner
Tolman’s believes that practice cannot help the learner in the initial selection of a right response. Mere frequency without belongingness does not establish a connection.
Motivation does not help in learning something new. It simply encourages the performance as such.
Tolman believes in learning by creative inference, inventive ideation and so on. Insightful learning is emphasized.
Transfer of training depends upon applicability of the essential relationship perceived by the learner in one situation to some other situation.
Repression and ratio-active inhibition cause forgetting Tolman attributes forgetting to the resistance of cathexis(relationship between drive and object also)