Burrhus Frederic Skinner graduated from Hamilton College and Harvard University and received a National Medal of Science for Biological Studies. He is an American Psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, social philosopher and he was one of the many men who focused on psyc...
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... concepts that he came to know are still used in modern psychology.
I will use this resource because it has a lot of raw material that is valid in psychology today and a lot of the concepts are used and still being experimented with to show validity. It is full of useful information that involves manipulating behavior.
Wade, C., & Tavris, C. (2011) Psychology. Upper Saddle, NJ: Prentice Hall.
This is a college level text book that has an excellent excerpt of what behavioral conditioning really entails. It also touches base on behavior in social and cultural context and as well as the conditioning aspect of the mind in a psychological manner.
I have had psychology class where I have used this text book and I believe it is very beneficial and a reliable resource to strengthen my argument that conditioning or modifying behavior is not a bad thing what so ever.
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