Science and Human Behavior
Macmillan, 1953 - 461 Seiten
A detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled
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If the differential contingencies change , the topography of behavior changes with
them . Even the very common responses which enable us to walk upright
continue to be modified by the environment . When we walk on the deck of a ship
It has a different history and different current properties . We describe the
contingency by saying that a stimulus ( the light ) is the occasion upon which a
response ( stretching the neck ) is followed by reinforcement ( with food ) . We
must specify ...
A law is thus a statement of a contingency of reinforcement maintained by a
governmental agency . ... The governmental agency may codify its controlling
practices and maintain the contingencies thus set forth , but it seldom attempts to
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