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Author Slater, Lauren.

Title Opening Skinner's box : great psychological experiments of the twentieth century / Lauren Slater.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, 2005, c2004.

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 Moore Stacks  BF198.7 .S57 2005    Available  ---
Description x, 274 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-265) and index.
Contents Opening Skinner's box : B.F. Skinner's rat race -- Obscura : Stanley Milgram and obedience to authority -- On being sane in insane places : experimenting with psychiatric diagnosis -- In the unlikely event of a water landing : Darley and Latané's training manual- a five-stage approach -- Quieting the mind : the experiments of Leon Festinger -- Monkey love : Harry Harlow's primates -- Rat park : the radical addiction experiment -- Lost in the mall : the false memory experiment -- Memory Inc : Eric Kandel's sea slug experiment -- Chipped : this century's most radical mind cures.
Opening Skinner's box :B.F. Skinner's rat race -- Obscura : Stanley Milgram and obedience to authority -- On being sane in insane places : experimenting with psychiatric diagnosis -- In the unlikely event of a water landing : Darley and Latané's training manual- a five-stage approach -- Quieting the mind : the experiments of Leon Festinger -- Monkey love : Harry Harlow's primates -- Rat park : the radical addiction experiment -- Lost in the mall : the false memory experiment -- Memory Inc : Eric Kandel's sea slug experiment -- Chipped : this century's most radical mind cures.
Subject Psychology -- Experiments -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0393326551