The Study of Living Control Systems

A Guide to Doing Research on Purpose

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This book describes psychological research methods that treat the behavior of living organisms as purposeful rather than mechanical.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Preface; 1. Living control systems; 2. Doing research on purpose; 3. Getting started; 4. Basic research on purpose; 5. Exploring the hierarchy; 6. Learning; 7. Social control; 8. Back to the future (of PCT research).

Om forfatteren

Richard S. Marken is a leading authority on the Perceptual Control Theory (PCT) model of behavior. Now retired from a career as a psychology professor, human factors engineer, and health policy researcher, he still actively consults and carries out a program of research testing PCT.