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B F Skinner’s Keynote Address

Synopsis
Keynote address from the 1990 American Psychological Association, presented by behavioural psychologist B F Skinner in his last public appearance. He expresses his belief that the proper role for psychological science is the analysis of behaviour. He speaks about the path psychology has followed over the years, from early introspection methods to three kinds of variation and selection, including natural selection, the evolution of operant conditoning and the evolution of culture.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS (NTSC). col. 18 min.
Year of production
1990
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: US$19.95 (+US$7.50 p&p) (NTSC)
Subjects
Psychology
Keywords
operant conditioning; Skinner, Burrhus Frederic; social psychology

Production Company

Name

American Psychological Association

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