B.F Skinner

Father Of Psychologist

B.F. Skinner

Born : March 20, 1904

Died: August 18, 1990

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Background Information

-Lived in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

-His Father was a Lawyer

-Mother was a stayed home mom for him and his little Brother

-Went to Harvard University

-Studied Psychology

Contribution to Psychology

Operant Conditioning- Is a learning process in which behavior is sensitive to, or controlled by, its consequences.
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Fun Facts

-B.F. Skinner was a prominent researcher in Harvard University till 1936. He accepted teaching position at the University of Minnesota and Indiana University.

-In 1948 he returned to Harvard as a tenured professor. He wrote 21 books and 180 articles.