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B. F. Skinner

a.k.a. Burrhus Frederic Skinner

Author Code: ABFS

Born: Mar. 20, 1904 - Susquehana, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: Aug. 18, 1990 - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Educated at Hamilton College and Harvard University, Skinner received his B.A. in 1926. After a long period of attempting to become a writer, Skinner came into contact with the work of John B. Watson on behaviourism and returned to Harvard for post-graduate study in psychology. He received his PhD in 1931 and then worked as a researcher at Harvard util 1936 when he took a teaching position at the University of Minnesota. In 1945, he was named chairman of the psychology department at Indiana University. Finally, in 1948, he returned to a Harvard professorship that he continued to hold until his death from leukemia in 1990. Skinner based his behaviorist theories on what he termed 'operant conditioning', or basically a reinforcing stimulus which modifies behavior resulting in a consequence which in turn modifies the organism's tendency to repeat the behavior. His own philosophy of science became known as radical behaviourism. Skinner was also an accomplished inventor and used many of his inventions in his various laboratory experiments. He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1968, the President's Award from the NYAS in 1985 and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Psychology Association in 1990. His many works include The Behavior of Organisms (1938),Walden Two (1948), Science and Human Behavior (1953), Verbal Behavior (1957), The Technology of Teaching (1968), Beyond Freedom and Dignity (1971), Reflections on Behaviorism and Society (1978) and Upon Further Reflection (1987).

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ABFS002 Are Theories of Learning Necessary? [Illustrated] 1949 18 617k eBook Download PDF - 'Are Theories of Learning Necessary? [Illustrated]' (ABFS002) Find a printed copy of Are Theories of Learning Necessary? [Illustrated] by B. F. Skinner at AbeBooks
ABFS001 'Superstition' in the Pigeon 1947 4 134k eBook Download PDF - ''Superstition' in the Pigeon' (ABFS001) Find a printed copy of 'Superstition' in the Pigeon by B. F. Skinner at AbeBooks

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