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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We cannot see his " purpose ” before seeing that he mails a letter , unless we
have observed similar behavior and similar consequences before . Where we
have done this , we use the term simply to predict that he will mail a letter upon
When we wait for a single complete instance , we reinforce a similar sequence
but far less effectively because the earlier steps are not optimally strengthened .
This account is inaccurate in one respect . We may detect a discontinuity
The psychotherapist tells his patient to change to a job to which he is better
suited so that he will suffer less from a sense of failure because a similar
connection has been established . An economist advises a government to
impose heavy ...
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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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