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Eden's Garden: Rethinking Sin and Evil in an Era of Scientific Promise - Page 26
by Richard J. Coleman - 2007 - 301 pages
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The Fall and Sin: What We Have Become as Sinners

Marguerite Shuster - Religion - 2004 - 280 pages
...human development was thought to be so absolute that Jobn Broadus Watson could make his famous claim, "Give me a dozen healthy infants, well,formed, and...tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors."60 By contrast, less than seventy,five years later, a newspaper headline queries, "Is There...
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The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Steven Pinker - Psychology - 2003 - 509 pages
...John B. Watson (1878-1958), wrote one of the century's most famous pronouncements of the Blank Slate: Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and...tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors.10 In behaviorism, an infant's talents and abilities didn't matter because there was no such...
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Beyond the Century of the Child: Cultural History and Developmental Psychology

Willem Koops - History - 2003 - 289 pages
...enterprise, starting with the behavioristic turn in child psychology. The Importance of Being Earnest Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and...specialist I might select — doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant — chief and, yes, even beggar-man and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies,...
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Why Gould Was Wrong

Nils K. Oeijord - Psychology - 2003 - 724 pages
...behaviorism, JB Watson, is famous for this claim (1924): "Give me a dozen healthy infants, well formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and...artist, merchantchief, and, yes, even beggar-man and thiefj, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and the race of his...
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Shaping Early Childhood: Learners, Curriculum and Contexts

Glenda MacNaughton - Social Science - 2003 - 366 pages
...the ways in which . BF Skinner (1904-1990), USA children act as they learn). The theory in overview Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and...him to become any type of specialist I might select . . . regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors....
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Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn-- And Why ...

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff - Family & Relationships - 2003 - 302 pages
...OF SELF IN 1928, the famous psychologist John Broadus Watson made an extraordinary claim. He wrote, "Give me a dozen healthy infants, wellformed, and...him to become any type of specialist I might select — a doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant-chief, and yes, even a beggar-man and thief, regardless of his...
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The Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise

Robert Jeffrey Sternberg, Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko - Psychology - 2003 - 280 pages
...Similarly, few researchers seriously believe Watson's (1926) claim that with "a dozen healthy young infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to...him to become any type of specialist I might select" (p. 10). (At least Watson specified only "healthy" infants, and then also noted "I am going beyond...
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Evolutionary Psychology: An Introduction

Lance Workman, Will Reader - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 2004 - 417 pages
...summarised by the behavioural psychologist JB Watson in the early part of the twentieth century who claimed: Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and...doctor, lawyer, artist, merchantchief, and, yes, even beggar man and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race...
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An Introduction to Theories of Human Development

Neil J Salkind - Psychology - 2004 - 351 pages
...frequently quoted passages he discusses this directly: Give me a dozen healthy infants, well formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and...specialist I might select — doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant chief and, yes, even beggerman and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies,...
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Complexity and Healthcare Organization: A View from the Street

David Kernick - Medical - 2004 - 370 pages
...'fed' to them. Famously, John Watson (1878-1958) wrote 'give me a dozen healthy infants and I will guarantee to take any one at random and train him...even beggar-man and thief, regardless of his talents, tendencies and race of his ancestors'.7 The cognitive approach to the mind has similarities with ideas...
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