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Freud and Skinner Compared

I would like the entire class to discuss Sigmund Freud's and B.F. Skinner's explanations concerning the causes of human behavior. Do you feel that Freud's explanation of the causes of human behavior is correct, or do you feel that Skinner's is correct? Why?

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Freud's and Skinner's human behavior theories are compared and evaluated.