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