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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If for some reason we want to induce a man to hail a taxi, we strengthen any
behavior requiring a taxi; we do not deprive him of taxis. He will not hail a taxi if
he already has one because other behavior then intervenes. Generalized
Events which take place during emotional excitement or in states of deprivation
are often uniquely accessible for the same reason; in this sense our joys, sorrows
, loves, and hates are peculiarly our own. With respect to each individual, in other
How can the individual fail to observe events which are so conspicuous and so
important? But perhaps we should be surprised that such events are observed as
often as they are. We have no reason to expect discriminative behavior of this ...
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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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