ERIC Number: EJ456475
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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B. F. Skinner: Myth and Misperception.
DeBell, Camille S.; Harless, Debra K.
Teaching of Psychology, v19 n2 p68-73 Apr 1992
Reports research results concerning beliefs about B. F. Skinner's psychological theories. Examines beliefs in the myths that Skinner: (1) discounted physiological and genetic roles in behavior; (2) believed that any behavior could be conditioned; (3) discounted individual uniqueness; (4) viewed punishment as the preferred form of behavior control; and (5) denied the existence of internal states. Addresses instructional implications. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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