Reassesses the role of B.F. Skinner and contemporary behaviourism in the history of 20th-century psychology. This volume includes a discussion of Skinner's work and features a section of integrative commentary on the current state of affairs in contemporary behaviour analytic theory.
JAMES T. TODD, Associate Professor of Psychology at Eastern Michigan University, specializes in experimental and applied behavior analysis. He is on the editorial board of The Behavior Analyst and is the president of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan. His articles on the history and misrepresentation of behaviorism have appeared in American Psychologist and in other journals. EDWARD K. MORRIS is Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas. His research interests include topics in the experimental and conceptual analyses of behavior and in the history and philosophy of psychology. He is a past president of the Association for Behavior Analysis and a fellow in the American Psychological Association. He is coeditor of Behavioral Approaches to Crime and Delinquency (1987). Todd and Morris also collaborated on the companion piece to this title, Modern Perspectives on John B. Watson and Classical Behaviorism (Greenwood, 1994).