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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A " social force ” is no more useful in manipulating behavior than an inner state of
hunger , anxiety , or skepticism . ... events through which a “ social force ” is said
to affect the organism before we can manipulate it for purposes of control .
We often manipulate materials in the world about us to generate " new ideas ...
There was no significant problem ; an idle manipulation of nature simply
generated a novel pattern which , through stimulus induction , evoked a response
In the same way the writer may generate novel plots by manipulating stock
characters in stock situations , just as the composer may generate new melodies
or rhythms by changing the settings on a mechanical device or by manipulating ...
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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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