Slater documents the drama of extraordinary inquiries into human psychology, bringing to life stories with unforgettable protagonists. She delivers a witty and stunningly perceptive view of the progress of the science of the human mind in the last century.
1 Opening Skinner's Box
B.F. SKINNER'S RAT RACE
STANLEY MILGRAM AND OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY
3 On Being Sane in Insane Places
EXPERIMENTING WITH PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS
4 In the Unlikely Event of a Water Landing
DARLEY AND LATANE'S TRAINING MANUAL-A FIVE-STAGE APPROACH