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Science and human behavior /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederic), 1904-1990
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Macmillan : The Free Press, c1953.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Can science help?
  • A science of behavior
  • Why organisms behave
  • 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
  • "Self-control"
  • Thinking
  • Private events in a natural science
  • The self
  • Social behavior
  • Personal control
  • Group control
  • Government and law
  • Religion
  • Psychotherapy
  • Economic control
  • Education
  • Culture and control
  • Designing a culture
  • The problem of control.