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Mechanical man : John Broadus Watson and the beginnings of behaviorism

Author: Kerry W Buckley
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Definitive biography of John Broadus Watson, influential American psychologist, and founder of behaviorism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buckley, Kerry W. (Kerry Wayne).
Mechanical man.
New York : Guilford Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)569369151
Named Person: John B Watson; John B Watson; John Broadus Watson; John B Watson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry W Buckley
ISBN: 0898627443 9780898627442
OCLC Number: 18383677
Description: xi, 233 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Background for Behaviorism: Growing Up in the New South, 1878 to 1900 --
2. The "New Psychology": The Beginnings of a Profession, 1879 to 1900 --
3. Mr. Rokefeller's University: 1900 to 1908 --
4. The Making of a Psychologist: 1908 to 1913 --
5. Crying in the Wilderness: The Advent of Behaviorism, 1913 to 1917 --
6. Psychological Warfare --
7. Conditioned Emotional Reactions: Fear, Rage, and Love in Baltimore --
8. The Selling of a Psychologist --
9. Designing Behavior --
10. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Kerry W. Buckley.
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