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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What is the “ transfer ” which appears to strengthen behavior without reinforcing it
directly ? ... The traditional explanation of transfer asserts that the second
response is strengthened only insofar as the responses “ possess identical
The strengthening effect of the reinforcement may be temporarily concealed by
the weakening effect of satiation . ... in psychotherapy is based upon the fact that
behavior which has been strengthened by deprivation is weakened by satiation .
A different kind of distortion arises when two or more fairly similar forms of
response are strengthened . One may prevail as the result of both sources of
strength , or a combined form may be generated . Folk etymologies ( “ sparrow
grass ” for ...
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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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