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 - Anita - Goodreads
This was my book club's selection. I would not have chosen to read it... maybe a skimming; however, it has proven the intent of my book club - to read outside of my box. Lauren Slater has researched ... Read full review
Review: Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth CenturyUser Review - Kwan Woo - Goodreads
Great introduction to Psychology Read full review