B. F. Skinner

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B. F. Skinner
B.F. Skinner at Harvard circa 1950.jpg
Skinner at the Harvard Psychology Department, c. 1950
Born20 Mairch 1904(1904-03-20)
Susquehanna, Pennsylvanie
Died18 August 1990(1990-08-18) (aged 86)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materHamilton College
Harvard Varsity
Kent forOperant condeetionin
Operant condeetioning chamber
Radical behaviourism
Hauf-marrae(s)Yvonne (Eve) Blue (-efter 1990)[1]
AwairdsNaitional Medal o Science (1968)
Scientific career
FieldsPsychology, lingueestics, filosofie
InstitutionsVarsity o Minnesota
Indiana Varsity
Harvard Varsity
InfluencesCharles Darwin
Ivan Pavlov
Ernst Mach
Jacques Loeb
Edward Thorndike
William James
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Henry David Thoreau
SignaturBF Skinner signature.svg

Burrhus Frederic Skinner (Mairch 20, 1904 – August 18, 1990), commonly kent as B. F. Skinner, wis an American psychologist, behaviourist, author, inventor, an social filosofer.[2][3][4][5] He wis the Edgar Pierce Professor o Psychology at Harvard Varsity frae 1958 till his retirement in 1974.[6]

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  1. Sobel, Dava (August 20, 1990). "B. F. Skinner, the Champion Of Behaviorism, Is Dead at 86". The New York Times. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  2. Smith, L. D.; Woodward, W. R. (1996). B. F. Skinner and behaviorism in American culture. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press. ISBN 0-934223-40-8. 
  3. Skinner, B. F. (1948). Walden Two. The science of human behavior is used to eliminate poverty, sexual expression, government as we know it, create a lifestyle without that such as war. 
  4. Skinner, B. F. (1972). Beyond freedom and dignity. New York: Vintage Books. ISBN 0-553-14372-7. OCLC 34263003. 
  5. "Skinner, Burrhus Frederic". behavioranalysishistory.pbworks.com. 
  6. Muskingum.edu