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Beyond the box : B.F. Skinnner's technology of behavior from laboratory to life, 1950s-1970s

Author: Alexandra Rutherford
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beyond the Box is the first full-length study of the ways in which Skinner's ideas left the laboratory to become part of the post-war public's everyday lives, and chronicles both the enthusiasm and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rutherford, Alexandra, 1971-
Beyond the box.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)282533768
Named Person: B F Skinner; B F Skinner; B F Skinner; B F Skinner; Burrhus Frederic Skinner
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Rutherford
ISBN: 9781442687455 1442687452
OCLC Number: 643009692
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 210 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: beyond the box --
A visible scientist: B.F. Skinner as public intellectual --
From pigeons to people: constructing the human Skinner box --
Conditioning a cure: behavior modification in the mental institution --
Crime and punishment: contingency management in the prison system --
How to really win friends and influence people: Skinnerian principles in self-help --
Living the dream: Walden Two and the laboratory of life --
Conclusion: from laboratory to life.
Responsibility: Alexandra Rutherford.
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