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Opening Skinner's Box : Great Psychological Experiments Of The Twentieth Century (Reprint) (Paperback)
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Beginning with B. F. Skinner and the legend of a child raised in a box, Slater takes us from a deep empathy with Stanley Milgram's obedience subjects to a funny and disturbing re-creation of an experiment questioning the validity of psychiatric diagnosis. Previously described only in academic journals and textbooks, these often daring experiments have never before been narrated as stories, chock-full of plot, wit, personality, and theme.
Traces developments in human psychology over the course of the twentieth century, beginning with B. F. Skinner and the legend of the child raised in a box.
Number of Pages: 274
Sub-Genre: Psychology, History
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Lauren Slater
Street Date: February 1, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-6497
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