by Jada Johnson
Burrhus Fredric Skinner
basically meaning that when a child does something there are positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment and negative punishment.
dates & background
death date-august 18th 1990
cause of death leukemia
Born in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania
Father was a lawyer and mother was a house wife even as a child he was interested in contraptions and building gadgets
this box showed the animal (usually a rat ) that if it did certain things a certain outcome would occur. for example, the rat would would pull the lever then food pellets would come out.
This, just like the first experiment, would the train the animal to know when it does things certain things happen. The pigeon would poke a whole with its beak and then bird seed would come out.