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Psychology of B. F. Skinner

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ISBN-10: 0761917594

ISBN-13: 9780761917595

Edition: 2001

Authors: William O'Donohue, Kyle E. Ferguson

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This text is a guide to Skinner's theories and their application in the field of behaviourism. His contributions to psychology, his philosophy of science, his experimental research and the behavioural principles are illuminated by the authors.
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

William O'Donohue is the Nicholas Cummings Professor of Organized Behavioral Healthcare at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Philosophy. He has authored over 100 articles and chapters and co-edited more than 15 books.

Kyle E. Ferguson is pursuing his Ph.D. in psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received a master's degree in behavior analysis from Southern Illinois University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Alberta. He coauthored a previous book, Working Through Anger, and two manuals, Working Through Anger: Therapist's Manual and A Practitioner's Guide to Behavioral-Medical Interventions. He coauthored the recent Sage book, The Psychology of B.F. Skinner (2001) with William O'Donohue.

Introduction
B F Skinner
The Man
Skinner's Intellectual Influences
Skinner's Philosophy of a Science of Human Behaviour
Radical Behaviorism
Operant Conditioning and the Experimental Analysis of Behaviour
Skinner on Cognition
Skinner on Language
Applied Behavior Analysis
B F Skinner
Expert Self-Manager
Skinner's Views on Bettering Society
Criticisms of Skinner
Skinner's Legacy
B F Skinner's Published Works