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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expiation or absolution and is thus able to supply a powerful reinforcement for
pious behavior. Other techniques are, of course, encountered in religious control.
Insofar as the agency controls other variables, it can use other processes.
By keeping food in short supply he may be induced to pay a high price. In the
population as a whole this is reflected by the fact that the price commonly paid for
an object can be manipulated by manipulating the supply. But how much a man ...
Although the supply of money and goods may suggest inflation, for example,
some external condition, not otherwise related to the supply of money or goods,
may generate undue caution on the part of a large number of buyers. If the
science of ...
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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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