Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the 20th Century
A century can be understood in many ways - in terms of its inventions, its crimes or its art. In Opening Skinner's Box, Lauren Slater sets out to investigate the twentieth century through a series of ten fascinating, witty and sometimes shocking accounts of its key psychological experiments.
Starting with the founder of modern scientific experimentation, B.F. Skinner, Slater traces the evolution of the last hundred years' most pressing concerns - free will, authoritarianism, violence, conformity and morality. Previously buried in academic textbooks, these often daring experiments are now seen in their full context and told as stories, rich in plot, wit and character.
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Review: Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth CenturyUser Review - elstaffe - Goodreads
This book. This book was not what I was expecting. What I was not expecting and did not get: GRE Psychology subject test review material. What I was expecting and got: a refamiliarizing with some of ... Read full review
Review: Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth CenturyUser Review - Nick Arkesteyn - Goodreads
This book is such a fast read because it reads like fiction. The author is so descriptive that it is very easy to assimilate the information quickly. Definitely a book worth reading if you are interested in applied human behavior! Read full review