B. F. Skinner

The psychologist.

Some important stuff on this guy.

  • Born March 20 1904
  • Died August 18 1990
  • He was an american psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher.

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Some more important and interesting stuff on this guy.

  • Promoted behaviorism, published The Behavior of Organisms.
  • He was the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University from 1958 until he retired in 1974.
  • Invented the operant conditioning chamber, aka, the Skinner box.
  • Innovated his philosophy of science called radical behaviorism, and founded his own school of experimental psychology, The Experimental analysis of behavior.

His life.

  • He was an atheist.
  • His brother died at the age of 16 due to cerebral hemorrhage.
  • Received a PhD in 1931.
  • Married Yvonne Blue.
  • Had two daughters.
  • Julie and Deborah.

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