American psychologist Skinner grew his daughter in a box

October 20, 2012

Professor Skinner believed that growing babies in boxes was good for their wellbeing during their first year. Despite widespread criticism he managed to sell several hundred of those boxes between 1957 and 1967 and even grew his own daughter in a box like the one below.

This was a spacious compartment, mounted on a wheeled table, with a large glass window, temperature and air control, in which the baby could stay naked and comfortable, kept in the presence of the mother wherever she was working in the house.

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