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    DescriptionBeginning with B. F. Skinner and the legend of a child raised in a box, Slater 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, chock-full of plot, wit, personality, and theme.


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    Title
    Opening Skinner's Box
    Subtitle
    Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lauren Slater
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393326550
    ISBN 10: 0393326551
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25300
    DC22: 150.72
    B&T Approval Code: A11060000
    BISAC V2.8: PSY015000, PSY030000
    B&T Approval Code: A11070000
    BISAC V2.8: PSY040000
    DC22: 150.724
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BF198.7 .S53 2005
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JMB, JML
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    18 March 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    It is precisely [Slater's] intimate confessional approach that is able to reveal the poetry latent in the sterile laboratory.... A powerful and even inspiring meditation on the strengths and weaknesses hidden in our nature. --Eric Wargo"