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 see* ing 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
This practice falls within the present class if we regard the behavior of “
deliberately ” biting one ' s finger nails , or biting a piece of celluloid or similar
material , as automatically satiating . The practice obviously extends beyond what
are usually ...
A similar controlling relation is exploited by the underworld gang which sells "
protection ” - in other words , agrees not to damage person or property in return
for payment . Blackmail and protection represent unstable social systems in 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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