B.F. Skinner

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  • Best Known for Operant Conditioning and Schedules of Reinforcement

  • B. F. Skinner was born March 20, 1904

  • He died August 18, 1990

  • He discovered how immediate reinforcement determines future behavior through its relation to individual actions.

  • B. F. Skinner was a humanist, philosopher, and the foremost behavioral scientist of the 20th century.

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