9780393326550

Opening Skinner's Box PA

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393326550

  • ISBN10:

    0393326551

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2/17/2005
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

Slater documents the drama of extraordinary inquiries into human psychology, bringing to life stories with unforgettable protagonists. She delivers a witty and stunningly perceptive view of the progress of the science of the human mind in the last century.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
INTRODUCTION 1(222)
1 Opening Skinner's Box
B.F. SKINNER'S RAT RACE
6(25)
2 Obscura
STANLEY MILGRAM AND OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY
31(32)
3 On Being Sane in Insane Places
EXPERIMENTING WITH PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS
63(30)
4 In the Unlikely Event of a Water Landing
DARLEY AND LATANE'S TRAINING MANUAL-A FIVE-STAGE APPROACH
93(19)
5 Quieting the Mind
THE EXPERIMENTS OF LEON FESTINGER
112(20)
6 Monkey Love
HARRY HARLOW'S PRIMATES
132(24)
7 Rat Park
THE RADICAL ADDICTION EXPERIMENT
156
8 Lost in the Mall
THE FALSE MEMORY EXPERIMENT
151(53)
9 Memory Inc.
ERIC KANDEL'S SEA SLUG EXPERIMENT
204(19)
10 Chipped
THIS CENTURY'S MOST RADICAL MIND CURES
223(25)
CONCLUSION 248(7)
ENDNOTES 255(12)
INDEX 267

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