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The Behavior of Organisms  
Author B. F. Skinner
Country United States
Language English
Subject(s) Behavior analysis, Behaviorology
Publisher Copley Publishing Group
Publication date 1938
Pages 473
ISBN ISBN 1-58390-007-1, ISBN 0-87411-487-X

The Behavior of Organisms (1938) is B. F. Skinner's first book.[1] It set out the parameters for the discipline that would come to be called the experimental analysis of behavior (EAB) and Behavior Analysis. This book was reviewed in 1939 by Ernest R. Hilgard.[2]


  1. ^ B. F. Skinner (1938). The Behavior of Organisms: An Experimental Analysis. Cambridge, Massachusetts: B. F. Skinner Foundation. ISBN 1-58390-007-1, ISBN 0-87411-487-X
  2. ^ Ernest R. Hilgard (1939). "Review of B. F. Skinner's The Behavior of Organisms". Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (1988), 50(2), pp. 283-286.

Further reading

External links

B. F. Skinner Foundation (the publisher's website).


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