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Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century

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In "Opening Skinner's Box", psychiatrist and writer Lauren Slater sets out to investigate the twentieth century through a series of fascinating, witty and sometimes shocking accounts of its key psychological experiments. Beginning with the behaviourist B. F. Skinner, she describes his work with animals in the 1930s, in which he demonstrated the power of rewards and reinforcements to shape behaviour, and probes the truth behind the legend of the child raised in a box. From deep empathy with participants in Stanley Milgram's ...

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Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century 2005, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393326550

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Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century 2005, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747568605

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Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century 2004, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393050950

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Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century 2004, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747563174

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