Skinner, Burhus Fredrick (1904–1990)
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Staff 2010. Skinner, Burhus Fredrick (1904–1990). Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Burhus Fredrick Skinner was among the most important psychologists of the twentieth century. However, like anyone who takes a strong position, he had many critics throughout his career. He is regarded as a great teacher, experimental psychologist, behavior theorist, and never-ending promoter of strictly objective psychology.
- experimental psychology;
- operant conditioning;