The image appeared in an article published by Psychology Today in1969 under the title ‘A Belt from Big Brother’ written by Robert Schwitzgebel and discussing the use of technological innovations for therapeutic purposes. Worthy of being mentioned, the portable transceiver was not so much inspired by an Orwellian dystopia as the title suggests, but by the idea of rewarding prosocial, nondeviant behavior.
Maria Heyaca   Gradually, even the ability to imagine alternatives begins to fade (Peter Schrag, Mind Control, 1979) There...

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