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Science and human behavior.

Author: B F Skinner
Publisher: New York, Macmillan [1953]
Series: Free Press paperback.
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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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Skinner, B.F. (Burrhus Frederic), 1904-1990.
Science and human behavior.
New York, Macmillan [1953]
(OCoLC)567713707
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B F Skinner
ISBN: 0029290406 9780029290408
OCLC Number: 191686
Description: 461 pages 22 cm.
Contents: Section 1 : The possibility of a science of human behavior --
1. Can science help? --
2. A science of behavior --
3. Why organisms behave --
Section 2 : The analysis of behavior --
4. Reflexes and conditioned reflexes --
5. Operant behavior --
6. Shaping and maintaining operant behavior --
7. Operant discrimination --
8. The controlling environment --
9. Deprivation and sanitation --
10. Emotion --
11. Aversion, avoidance, anxiety --
12. Punishment --
13. Function versus aspect --
14. The analysis of complex cases --
Section 3 : The individual as a whole --
15. "Self-control" --
16. Thinking --
17. Private events in a natural science --
18. The self --
Section 4 : The behavior of people in groups --
19. Social behavior --
20. Personal control --
21. Group control --
Section 5 : Controlling agencies --
22. Government and law --
23. Religion --
24. Psychotherapy --
25. Economic control --
26. Education --
Section 6 : The control of human behavior --
27. Culture and control --
28. Designing a culture --
29. The problem of control --
Index.
Series Title: Free Press paperback.

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