Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

Fall 2001


Behavior & Social Issues, Fall 2001, p80-87.

© 2001 by the University of Illinois at Chicago Library

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The article examines two important messages for behavior analysts contained in the book "Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies," by Jared Diamond. It provides an environmentalist explanation of the different fates of the world's cultures that are compatible with the views of many behavior analysts. It details ways for behavior analysts to investigate the neglected forms of individual behavior.




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