Science And Human Behavior
Free Press, 1965 - 461 Seiten
The psychology classic—a detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled—from one of the most influential behaviorists of the twentieth century and the author of Walden Two.
“This is an important book, exceptionally well written, and logically consistent with the basic premise of the unitary nature of science. Many students of society and culture would take violent issue with most of the things that Skinner has to say, but even those who disagree most will find this a stimulating book.” —Samuel M. Strong, The American Journal of Sociology
“This is a remarkable book—remarkable in that it presents a strong, consistent, and all but exhaustive case for a natural science of human behavior…It ought to be…valuable for those whose preferences lie with, as well as those whose preferences stand against, a behavioristic approach to human activity.” —Harry Prosch, Ethics
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A response is sometimes reinforced only if it is made as rapidly as possible after
the appearance of a given stimulus. A contingency of this sort is responsible for
the speed with which many people rush to answer the telephone. Picking up the
If it is possible to reinforce a man with the "beauties of nature," it is usually
possible to reinforce him also with conditioned stimuli which evoke responses of
seeing the beauties of nature. It is the function of the "word picture" to generate
Similarly, the student who is studying science is reinforced as soon as possible
by his increasing competence in dealing with nature. By permitting a wider
choice of what is to be studied, the probability is increased that scholastic
behavior will ...
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In order to get Walden Two published, B.F. Skinner had to agree to write an introductory text as part of the deal, and the result was Science and Human Behavior. Since he wrote the text, an empirical ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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