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 describe the contingency by saying that a stimulus ( the light ) is the occasion
upon which a response ( stretching the neck ) is followed by ... The three - term
contingencies which produce discriminative operants are of many kinds .
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
As we have already seen , the tendency to behave superstitiously necessarily
increases as the individual comes to be more sensitively affected by single
contingencies . Between the contingency which is observed only once in the life
of the ...
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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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