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Opening Skinner's box : great psychological experiments of the 20th century

Author: Lauren Slater
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant account of the twentieth century's key psychological experiments, by the author of Prozac Diary

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Slater
ISBN: 9780747568605 074756860X
OCLC Number: 717675091
Description: 276 pages
Contents: Opening Skinner's box :B.F. Skinner's rat race --
Obscura : Stanley Milgram and obedience to authority --
On being sane in insane places : experimenting with psychiatric diagnosis --
In the unlikely event of a water landing : Darley and Latané's training manual- a five-stage approach --
Quieting the mind : the experiments of Leon Festinger --
Monkey love : Harry Harlow's primates --
Rat park : the radical addiction experiment --
Lost in the mall : the false memory experiment --
Memory Inc : Eric Kandel's sea slug experiment --
Chipped : this century's most radical mind cures.
Responsibility: Lauren Slater.

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'Remarkably stimulating ... Opening Skinner's Box is an endless delight' Mail on Sunday 'Makes for fascinating reading, helped along by Slater's charm and resourcefulness' Sunday Telegraph 'The Read more...

 
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