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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... sense of achievement ” or improves his “ morale , " builds up his “ interest , ” or
removes or prevents “ discouragement . ” Such terms as these merely add to the
growing population of explanatory fictions . One who readily engages in a given ...
to a given organism under given conditions is to make a direct test . We observe
the frequency of a selected response , then make an event contingent upon it and
observe any change in frequency . If there is a change , we classify the event as ...
When food is first given , the pigeon will be behaving in some way — if only
standing still — and conditioning will take place . It is then more probable that the
same behavior will be in progress when food is given again . If this proves to be
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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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