John Staddon, The Englishman: Memoirs of a Psychobiologist

at in store on 09/25/2017, 07:00 pm
author photo
  
 
"Durham", NC
 
"286-2700"
 
"http://www.regulatorbookshop.com/"
John Staddon, The Englishman: Memoirs of a Psychobiologist The Regulator welcomes John Staddon, author of The Englishman: Memoirs of a Psychobiologist,” for a reading and book signing. Staddon’s memoir traces his unusual path to becoming an academic and scientist -- from WWII London, to colonial Africa, and finally, to America, where he followed a slightly erratic graduate-school trajectory that ended up in a Harvard basement. The main part of The Englishman: Memoirs of a Psychobiologist is about science; how biology transformed Staddon’s worldview; Darwin; the evolving cybernetic revolution; and the experimental methods of influential and opinionated behaviorist B. F. Skinner. Staddon endeavors to make the scientific portion of his memoir as simple and nontechnical as possible, although a couple of graphs have intruded. John Staddon is James B. Duke Professor of Psychology, and Professor of Biology and Neurobiology, Emeritus, at Duke University. He is a Faculty Affiliate at the John Locke Foundation and Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of York (UK). He has published more than 200 research papers and six books. Event date: 09/25/2017 - 7:00pm

"Why isn't my state listed?"

The STARS Directory is a project of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance. It's goal is to encourage readers to visit the southern booksellers that make up our membership.

OK

Logging in first time?

The STARS database detected that you have never allotted password for the username you are trying. Do you want to create a default password now so that you can login to our system? Your password will be sent by email on your registered email address.