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ARE WOMEN, PEOPLE OF COLOR, ASIANS, AND SOUTHERN EUROPEANS INHERENTLY INFERIOR TO NORTH-EUROPEAN MALES? A HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DETERMINISM-A CULTURAL, SPIRITUAL AND INTELLECTUAL DISGRACE-AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR UNDERSTANDING “MENTAL ILLNESS”

ARE WOMEN, PEOPLE OF COLOR, ASIANS, AND SOUTHERN EUROPEANS INHERENTLY INFERIOR TO NORTH-EUROPEAN MALES? A HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DETERMINISM-A CULTURAL, SPIRITUAL AND INTELLECTUAL DISGRACE-AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR UNDERSTANDING “MENTAL ILLNESS” Malott, Richard W ABSTRACT: Biological determinism is the view tht biological or genetic factors are the main or even the sole cause of important behavioral […]

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RESPONSE TO WONG, WYATT AND MIDKIFF

RESPONSE TO WONG, WYATT AND MIDKIFF Mitchell, Christopher G Upon reading the abstracts for the articles by Drs. Wong, Wyatt and Midkiff, I thought here we go again-two more articles that attack the pharmaceutical industry and challenge current conceptualizations and classifications of mental illness. In my mind these issues were settled long ago and no […]

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THE CASE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION1

CONSUMER BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS AND SOCIAL MARKETING: THE CASE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION1 Foxall, Gordon R ABSTRACT: Consumer behavior analysis represents one development within the behavior-analytic tradition of interpreting complex behavior, in which a specific conceptual framework has been proposed (i.e., the Behavioral Perspective Model). According to this model, consumer behavior occurs at the intersection of a […]

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What was under the McMartin preschool? A review and behavioral analysis of the “tunnels” find

What was under the McMartin preschool? A review and behavioral analysis of the “tunnels” find Wyatt, W Joseph ABSTRACT: The McMartin Preschool child abuse case began in 1983 in Manhattan Beach, California, and was one of the most visible cases in history. Although two trials were conducted and no convictions were obtained, some individuals continue […]