June 2012
Atlantic;Jun2012, Vol. 309 Issue 5, p42
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.


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