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Opening Skinner's Box
Lauren Slater

Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century

W. W. Norton
February 2005
On Sale: February 1, 2005
274 pages
ISBN: 0393326551
EAN: 9780393326550
Paperback (reprint)
$14.95
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Through ten examples of ingenious experiments by some of psychology's most innovative thinkers, Lauren Slater traces the evolution of the century's most pressing concerns—free will, authoritarianism, conformity, morality. Beginning with B. F. Skinner and the legend of a child raised in a box, she 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, full of plot, wit, personality, and theme.

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