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Main Title Science and human behavior /
Author Skinner, B. F.
Publisher Macmillan
Year Published 1953
OCLC Number 00191686
ISBN 0029290406; 9780029290408
Subjects Behaviorism (Psychology) ; Behavior.--https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001519 ; Verhalten ; Human behavior. ; Verhalten.--(DE-588)4062860-7
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EJBM  BF121.S54 1953 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/19/2016
Collation 461 pages 22 cm.
Contents Notes
Section 1: The possibility of a science of human behavior. Can science help? -- A science of behavior -- Why organisms behave -- Section 2: The analysis of behavior -- Reflexes and conditioned reflexes -- Operant behavior -- Shaping and maintaining operant behavior -- Operant discrimination -- The controlling environment -- Deprivation and sanitation -- Emotion -- Aversion, avoidance, anxiety -- Punishment -- Function versus aspect -- The analysis of complex cases -- Section 3: The individual as a whole -- "Self-control" -- Thinking -- Private events in a natural science -- The self -- Section 4: The behavior of people in groups -- Social behavior -- Personal control -- Group control -- Section 5: Controlling agencies -- Government and law -- Religion -- Psychotherapy -- Economic control -- Education -- Section 6: The control of human behavior -- Culture and control -- Designing a culture -- The problem of control. A detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled.