Burrhus Fredric Skinner

  • Born on March 20, 1904 in Susquehanna PA
  • Died on August 18, 1990 in Cambridge MA
  • DIed of cancer

  • Went to Hamilton college
  • Studied behaviorism
  • Wife: Yvonnie Blue
  • 2 daughters:
  • Julie Skinner Vargas, became a psychology professor of education at west Virginia university
  • Deborah Skinner Blue became, a artist


  • Won the national medal of science for Biology sciences
  • B. F. Skinner was the main founder of the science of consequences
  • He wrote popular articles with titles like Why Are We Not Acting to Save the World.