B.F Skinner

Taking a look inside the life of a Psychologist

Background information:

  • Born: March 20, 1904
  • Died: August 18, 1990
  • Spouse: Yvonne Blue
  • Education: Hamilton College & Harvard University

More B.F Skinner

  • Contribution: Came up with the theory "operant conditioning" meaning: the idea that behavior is determined by its consequences, be they reinforcements or punishments, which make it more or less likely that the behavior will occur again.
  • Interesting Facts: He died of cancer, taught at Harvard for most of his adult years, and has two daughters