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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Usually the ultimate reinforcement is similar to that of prestige or esteem. It is
easy to forget the origins of the generalized reinforcers and to regard them as
reinforcing in their own right. We speak of the "need for attention, approval, or
Psychologists, sociologists, and anthropologists usually prefer theories of
behavior in which control is minimized or denied, and we shall see that proposed
changes in governmental design are usually promoted by pointing to their effect
Nevertheless, it is only a slight step toward a recognition of the behavioral
processes through which governmental control is usually exerted. The effect of a
law upon the controlling agency. The government of a large group requires an ...
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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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