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1

Who wrote the book 'Beyond Freedom and Dignity'

psychologist B. F. Skinner

2

Who thought that the idea of attempting to control people by changing attitudes, inspiring self respect, or building a sense of moral responsibility had not taken account what science is telling us?

B. F. Skinner

3

Who thought we are fooled by an old-fashioned, unscientific view of humans that we're in control of our actions and can reason the right things to do?

B. F. Skinner

4

Who thought that the environment was full of factors exercising control over human beings?

B. F. Skinner

5

How might a scientist argue genetics has caused someone to do something?

Evidence was found in 2002 that a particular gene predisposed children to bad behaviour and they concluded that abused children who had the gene were more likely to go on to abuse others.

6

Evidence for genes causing characteristics?

The gay gene, which was first investigated in 1993