TITLE

THE PERFECTED SELF

AUTHOR(S)
FREEDMAN, DAVID H.
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Atlantic;Jun2012, Vol. 309 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of technology for behavior modification supported by the theory of operant conditioning behavior modification by psychologist B. F. Skinner. Topics include Julie Vargas, Skinner's daughter and director of the B. F. Skinner Foundation, the science of behaviorism, and the use of behavior modification to tackle behavioral problems such as obesity. Also discussed is the use of smartphone applications that are geared toward behavior modification.
ACCESSION #
76114211

 

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