B.F Skinner

Known For:


B.F. Skinner was one of the 20th century's most famous psychologists, known especially for his emphasis on behaviorism.

About:

  • Born March 20, 1904
  • Died August 18, 1990
  • Married to Yovanne Blue
  • Children: Julie & Deborah


Facts:

  • Received B.A in English Lit in 1926 form Hamilton collage.
  • He was a writer before he become a psychologist.
  • Went to Harvard
  • Wrote many books about behavior.


Awads:

  1. 1966 - Edward Lee Thondike Award
  2. 1968 - National Medal Of Sciences From Presedant Lyndon B Jhonson
  3. 1971 - Gold Metal of the APF
  4. 1972 - Human Of The Year Award
  5. 1990 - The Outstanding Lifetime Continuation To Psychology Award